#1 — CNews | Del Mastro fundraiser didn’t break rules: Elections Canada
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — A $40,000 fundraiser for former MP Dean Del Mastro didn’t break any rules, the commissioner of Elections Canada has ruled.
#2 — CTV | Inadequate design behind B.C. tailings dam failure: report
VICTORIA — The construction of a mine tailings pond on top of a sloped glacial lake at British Columbia’s Mount Polley mine weakened the foundation of the dam and was akin to loading a gun and then pulling the trigger, a report on the disaster concluded.
#3 — Globe | Canadian workers have fundamental right to strike, top court rules
The Supreme Court of Canada has declared the right to strike to be fundamental and protected by the Constitution, thus handing organized labour its second stunning victory this month.
#4 — Postmedia | Serial robber who targeted three western provinces arrested in Grande Prairie
After nearly two months, RCMP have caught up with a man believed to be behind at least nine armed bank robberies across three provinces.
#5 — Sun | Ontario nurses’ strike leaves hospitals in the lurch
LONDON, Ontario – A strike by nurses who co-ordinate home care has pushed overcrowded Ontario hospitals into uncharted waters that could strand patients in wards and back up emergency rooms.
#6 — BBC | Romney 2016: Requiem for a presidential dream
“After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee.”
#7 — CNN | Experts raise alarm as plague kills dozens in Madagascar
(CNN)An outbreak of the plague has killed dozens in Madagascar, and experts fear those numbers could go up.
#8 — Fox | Saudi Arabia faces ISIS threats during transition of new king
ISIS recruits from Saudi Arabia have their sights set on seizing their oil-rich homeland, and may be preparing to strike while the Kingdom’s throne is changing hands, according to Middle East intelligence experts.
#9 — DM | Prince Charles: Hellbent on being a meddling monarch
Not long ago, Prince Charles was being driven round the Victoria Monument in front of Buckingham Palace when he started reminiscing to an aide about his childhood. He recalled how, as a boy, he always saw crowds gathering at the Palace to cheer the Queen when she came home from an overseas trip.
‘The people really came out for my mother,’ he said, before adding gloomily: ‘They’ll never come out for me.’
#10 — WT House Democrats itching for fight with GOP, battle for majority takeover in 2016
PHILADELPHIA — After three days of plotting political strategy and a fiery pep talk by President Obama, House Democrats left their annual conference here Friday supercharged for a fight with the Republican-run Congress and boasting about winning back the majority in 2016.