A Facebook campaign is calling for Star Trek icon and Montreal native William Shatner to be appointed Governor General of Canada, a largely ceremonial role.
Controversial Whale Wars captain Paul Watson has spiced up opposition to the Canada seal hunt -- offering $50,000 to anyone who can prove Harp seals wastefully eat cod. Canadian senators – in a snub to the EU – promise to keep seal meat on Parliament's menu for as long as the animals are in season.
Just seven weeks after the prime minister's party won reelection, the Conservative administration could be toppled.
Barack Obama’s victory was met with euphoria in many nations by those who see him as restoring their faith in American ideals.