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Beached whales saved

BAYFIELD, N.S.—Another group of beached whales in Nova Scotia has been helped back out to sea—marking the second time this week that concerned residents joined together to save a stranded pod.

“They’re still in shallow-ish water but we’re hoping that they will eventually sort of continue their way out,” said Tonya Wimmer, president of the Marine Animal Response Society.

Leaders confound expectations during first election debate

OTTAWA—Whatever impressions Canadians might have had about Stephen Harper, Tom Mulcair, and Justin Trudeau were thoroughly confounded yesterday in the first televised leaders’ debate of the 2015 election campaign.

Harper, the hyper-partisan of the House of Commons, was nowhere to be seen and neither was “Angry Tom” Mulcair, the chief inquisitor of question period.