Despite the Bank of Canada governor's warning that low oil prices will have an "atrocious" effect on the Canadian economy, Finance Minister Joe Oliver is encouraging Canadians to look at the longer term and the bigger picture.
John Baird continues to deepen his ties with corporate Canada. The former Conservative cabinet minister is among 13 nominees to the board of directors of Canadian Pacific Railway, a position that pays at least $235,000 a year.
A third front has opened up in the war between the NDP and rival parties over the allegedly improper use of parliamentary resources -- this time involving questions about partisan activity in taxpayer-funded constituency offices.
In a cliffhanger of an election, early returns Monday night from half the states showed Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari almost even. The U.S. and Britain warned of "disturbing indications" that the tally could be subject to political interference.
British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a courtesy call on Queen Elizabeth II, then launched a most uncourteous attack on his main political rival as campaigning formally began Monday in the most unpredictable U.K. election in decades.
Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen couldn't hide her disappointment Monday not to have won one single local council in France's election, but insisted she was satisfied with her party's performance.