#1 — CNews | Wildrose candidate turfed for off-colour wisecrack
CALGARY — If the party wasn’t mad, Albertans should be.
On a night that’s supposed to be about renewal and — hopefully, maybe — the resurrection of the only real opposition threat many Albertans have ever known, the Wildrose Party finds another way to shoot itself in the foot.
#2 — CTV | Can crowd-sourcing help solve First Nations health care challenges?
VANCOUVER — A long and dark list materializes when tabulating the health problems plaguing First Nations communities across Canada: HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, nutritional deficits, alcohol and drug dependency, suicide.
#3 — Global | Up to 15 investigators probing Air Canada flight 624 crash site
TORONTO – Accident investigators continued to search for the cause of the Air Canada flight 624 crash in Halifax on Monday morning.
Upwards of 15 Transportation Safety Board (TSB) investigators were expected at the Enfield, Nova Scotia airport Monday along with other investigators from Air Canada, the airport, Airbus, Nav Canada, and Transport Canada.
#4 — Globe | U.S.-Mexico sign climate co-operation deal as Canada stalls on UN emissions bid
The Harper government is temporarily standing on the sidelines as international negotiations ramp up for a United Nations climate conference at the end of this year.
#5 — Postmedia | Election Moneyball: Trail of donations favours the Tories
The pattern of political contributions made in 2014 shows that the Conservatives are winning the fundraising battle across Canada’s new riding map, suggesting Stephen Harper’s party is en route to another majority government in the next election if votes follow the dollars.
#6 — BBC | Alps crash: Lubitz ‘had treatment for suicidal tendencies’
The co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings plane, Andreas Lubitz, had received treatment for suicidal tendencies before getting his pilot licence, investigators say, but not recently.
#7 — CNN | Man shot dead at Fort Meade after trying to ram NSA gate
(CNN) — Two men tried to ram the main gate to enter the headquarters of the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland on Monday, according to a federal law enforcement official briefed on the investigation. An NSA police officer shot one of the men dead and seriously injured the second.
#8 — Fox | Commencing jihad: ISIS tweets photos of military ‘graduation’
The black-clad graduates listened intently as speakers inspired them to change the world, but instead of caps and gowns, they wore masks and fatigues, and in place of diplomas, they clutched AK-47s.
#9 — DM | Move over margarine, now there’s spreadable OLIVE OIL
Olive oil has long been linked with lower levels of cholesterol, blood pressure and a multitude of other health benefits.
And while food companies have attempted to get it into the diets of more people by adding it to margarine, a team of scientists has gone a step further.
#10 — WT | Arab League to forge NATO-like military alliance of Sunni powers
Seeking to combat threats from Iran and the Shiite rebels it is supporting in the Middle East, Arab leaders meeting in the resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, agreed in principle Sunday to forge a NATO-like alliance of Sunni powers to engage in regional military action with or without leadership from the U.S.