The Harper government's proposal to conduct air strikes over Syria against militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant was praised by Britain's foreign minister Friday, as he highlighted the need to combat islamist extremism.
With a spring election widely expected, Premier Jim Prentice began selling his tough-love provincial budget Friday by promising not to waver from his promise to fix the broken foundations of Alberta's economy.
Myanmar's powerful military commander pledged Friday to work to support successful elections in November, calling it "an important landmark for democracy implementation," and warned that the army will not tolerate instability or armed threats.
An Edmonton lawyer is seeking a court order to prevent Alberta Premier Jim Prentice from calling an early provincial election. Tom Engel wants a judge to declare that the next vote must be held between March 1, 2016, and May 31, 2016.