Delegates to the federal convention of the New Democratic Party voted to drop their leader Tom Mulcair.
Louis Riel, a leader of the Métis people in their resistance against the Canadian government in the Canadian Northwest, remains the most controversial figure in Canadian history.
Last Monday's election was historic for Canada's First Nations community.
Liberals campaigned on making investments in infrastructure to create jobs, raise income taxes on the richest Canadians to fund services for those at the bottom, and democratize the political system.
In his decade in power, Harper, whom voters decisively tossed out, made a target of Canadian unions.
The leaders of Canada's four major political parties participated in the first debate of what will be a long campaign with the potential to make history.
If Thomas Mulcair has his way, he will head Canada's first social democratic government. With an election just called on Aug. 3, polls indicate that this may happen.
Plans to construct an anti-communist monument in Ottawa, honoring the alleged "victims" of communism, are encountering opposition.
Canadian conservatives aren't slowing down their steamroller attempt to impose legislation criminalizing dissidents.
"The NDP has identified several serious problems in C-51, including that the bill will give broad new powers to CSIS without enhancing oversight."