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Hill rink to be open longer

OTTAWA—A $5.6-million skating rink constructed on the east lawn of Parliament Hill will remain open to the public until the end of February—not just for three weeks as initially planned.

Just one day after announcing the rink only would be operable from Dec. 7-31, Heritage minister Melanie Joly has announced it now will remain open until the end of February.

B.C. voters to shape electoral reform

VICTORIA—British Columbians are invited to help shape a referendum planned for next fall that could reform the province's voting system in time for the next election in 2021.

Attorney General David Eby said yesterday the government has launched its “How We Vote” website, asking for public input on the question or questions that will be on the referendum ballot.