High River, Alta. to host chuckwagon racing after Calgary Stampede snub

The 2021 Calgary Stampede will not include the annual Rangeland Derby but chuckwagon racing fans can get their fix at the Battle of the Foothills in High River in mid-July. (File: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh) The 2021 Calgary Stampede will not include the annual Rangeland Derby but chuckwagon racing fans can get their fix at the Battle of the Foothills in High River in mid-July. (File: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

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Authorities call fatal stabbing of U.K. MP David Amess a terrorist act

A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England, in what police said was a terrorist incident. A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the attack, which united Britain's fractious politicians in shock and sorrow.

House of Commons seats to increase from 338 to 342 as early as 2024

Canadians will be electing more MPs across the country as soon as 2024, as the House of Commons seat count is going to be increasing from 338 to 342. While most provinces' seat counts remain unchanged, Alberta will be gaining the most new ridings, while Quebec will be losing one.