STILLWATER, Okla.—A 25-year-old woman accused of driving her car into a crowd of spectators at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade was scheduled to appear in court today, two days after she allegedly struck the victims with such force that their bodies went flying into the air.
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VANCOUVER—Five people died after a whale-watching boat with 27 people on board sank off Vancouver Island yesterday and one person remained missing, Canadian authorities said.
WINNIPEG—Aboriginal activists who spent months mobilizing First Nations’ communities say Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s attempt to disenfranchise aboriginal voters backfired and fuelled turnout so high that some reserves ran out of ballots.
OTTAWA—The race to become the Conservative party’s caretaker for the next few months is becoming more competitive, with MP and former cabinet minister Erin O’Toole announcing his candidacy for interim leadership.
But uncertainty still hovers over the process to replace Stephen Harper and there are tensions over perceived meddling by the outgoing leader’s aides.
VANCOUVER Five people died after a whale watching boat with 27 people on board sank off Vancouver Island on Sunday and one person remained missing, Canadian authorities said.
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s forthcoming legislative agenda could face roadblocks in the Senate—requiring his Liberal government to negotiate concessions with Conservative senators who hold the hammer of the majority in the upper chamber.
OTTAWA—Canada’s premiers huddled by teleconference call yesterday and agreed that everyone not facing an election campaign will attend December’s climate change summit in Paris with prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau, The Canadian Press has learned.
OTTAWA—Toronto businessman Mark Mulroney says he won’t run for the Conservative leadership—at least not for now.
Calgary MP Michelle Rempel, on the other hand, appears to be openly musing about a bid.
TORONTO—A note that referenced the past while predicting the future has been sold for more than $12,000.
The document is a 2013 note in which then-Liberal leadership contender Justin Trudeau predicted he would succeed Stephen Harper as Canada’s prime minister.
MONTREAL—Gilles Duceppe, the Bloc Quebecois’ first-ever MP and the man who dominated the party for nearly 15 years, stepped down as leader yesterday after a less-than-stellar performance in this week’s election.
Duceppe’s departure comes four months into his second spell as head of the sovereigntist party following a 14-year stint between 1997 and 2011.