Thomas Mulcair explores catacombs under Parliament

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OTTAWA (The News Desk) — “There aren’t any answers here; there are only more questions,” said Thomas Mulcair as he held aloft a flaming torch, illuminating the low vaulted ceilings of the secret catacombs below Parliament Hill.

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Vancouver mayoral candidates divided over whether rain is ‘yucky’ or ‘awesome’

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VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Candidates in Vancouver’s upcoming mayoral election have launched into a spirited and at times heated debate about whether the rain is a good thing.

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Canadian humour magazine not even gonna touch this one, no thanks

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VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Canadian online humour publication the Syrup Trap decided Sunday that wow, no way are they going to even get close to this Jian Ghomeshi business, nuh uh, no thanks.

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Leafs debut new strapless jerseys

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TORONTO (The News Desk) — The Toronto Maple Leafs unveiled a new “strapless” jersey design today during a practice at the Air Canada Centre.

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ISIS leadership surrenders after Canada announces Iraq mission

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MOSUL (The News Desk) — Following Canada’s announcement that it would join the coalition mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the militant group announced today that it would surrender unconditionally.

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NHL bans hockey from fighting

TORONTO (The News Desk) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced on Saturday morning that beginning next week, hockey will be banned from the sport of fighting.

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Vancouver ranked the most city in the world

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VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Vancouver has been ranked the most city in the world, according to a ranking of 230 cities released by a Brussels think tank last week.

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Stephen Harper refuses to answer questions about cape

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OTTAWA (The News Desk) — Prime Minister Stephen Harper continued to frustrate political opponents when he refused to answer questions about his cape during question period on Parliament Hill.

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