Scam alert. The Canada Border Services Agency says it has recently learned that people purporting to be employed at its Border Information Service have been calling Canadians and requesting personal information and payment over the phone.
The poverty rate among children on Canada's First Nations is triple the national average according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
One week after defeating Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's attempt to make M-Ps' expenses more transparent, the N-D-P has won approval for a proposal of its own. New Democrat M-P Peter Julian won unanimous consent last night for a motion aimed at creating an independent body to oversee House of Commons spending, including M-Ps' expenses.
They haven't agreed on much in recent weeks, but members of Parliament have unanimously decided to end the spring sitting a few days early and start their summer break.
Prime Minister Harper returns to Ottawa today after spending the past week in Europe.