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Voter lineup in polling station, on April 23, 2012. (MIKE DREW/QMI AGENCY File)

Voters will have to show ID in 2015

OTTAWA — The government won't budge on a plan to force voters to produce identification at the polls, but it may be prepared to bend on some other aspects of its controversial rewrite of Canada's election rules, the prime minister's point man on the file said Thursday.

A voter cast their ballots at a polling station, Monday May 2, 2011. (DAVID BLOOM/ QMI AGENCY FILE PHOTO)

No charges in robocalls: Commish

The commissioner of Elections Canada concluded his investigation into robocalls made during the last federal election after finding insufficient evidence an offence was committed.

Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner.(EDMONTON SUN/File)

AG slams budget reporting

Alberta’s Auditor General says the provincial government’s split-budget reporting does not follow accounting principles and distracts MLAs from discussing budget decisions.

South Korean rescue workers operate during sunset near the site where the capsized ferry Sewol sank, during a search and rescue operation in the sea off Jindo April 24, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Boy and girl drowned tied together

A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart.

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