Ignatieff had been the Conservative Party's favourite target.
It's considered one of the country's highest civilian honours.
Clarke frequently wrote about the immigrant experience and being black in Canada.
Ranjit Kumar Chandra has been accused of scientific fraud.
The Constitution defined a container, but not the content. Nothing in it says that the Senate has to be a partisan body. It has become so by choice, due to a particular political culture. Filling the Senate with non-partisan members is a practical first step to its cultural evolution.
Just a month after B.C. recognized him for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS, the Governor General has appointed Dr. Julio Montaner
OTTAWA - Sheldon Kennedy says being the recipient of one of the country's top honours can serve as a beacon to lead countless
Rockin' Ronnie Hawkins was in a studio recording "Big Boss Man" and "High Blood Pressure" on May 7, 1963 with five backing
What makes the traditional New Year's announcement of fresh inductees to the Order of Canada so consistently galling is how damn many there always are -- this year, 90 in all. For a nation of such supposedly modest people, Canadians give themselves an awful lot of prizes. All this blind awarding can only wind up achieving the exact opposite of what it's supposed to. Just as printing more money doesn't make everyone richer, simply handing out lots of awards for being great won't actually make more great people -- it'll just devalue the privilege.
OTTAWA - The singer-songwriters behind the enduring success of the band Blue Rodeo headline a talented cast of new appointments