Justin Trudeau Promises New Gun Control, a Smaller Canadian Military, and Legal Weed
The speech from the throne, which kicks off a fresh sitting of Parliament, was delivered in the Senate chamber by Governor General David Johnston, as is custom.
Hong Kong Defies China and Votes Against Beijing-Backed 'Sham Democracy'
After months of protests, 28 lawmakers voted against the contentious proposals while eight came out in favor. Many of the lawmakers walked out of the chamber before hand, blaming a "communication gap."
Breaking Down the UK Conservative Party's Evil-Sounding Policies
The Tories want to scrap the Human Rights Act, spy on civilians, reduce employment rights, slash subsidies for clean energy, and make it harder for Labour to win elections. Surely the intentions aren't all as bad as they sound?