Cluster bomb victims are calling on Canada to ratify the international convention that would ban the weapon. But like the International Committee of the Red Cross and Norway, they are concerned about Canada's pending ratification bill.
Leaked documents suggest Canada helped the United States and Britain spy on participants at the London G20 summit four years ago. Britain's Guardian newspaper says spies monitored the computers and intercepted the phone calls of foreign politicians and officials at two G20 meetings in London in 2009.
Call it the Rathgeber clause: Liberals in the Senate say a Conservative bill that would force unions to disclose their expenses should match another Tory bill on disclosure of public sector salaries.