In National News:
Harper touts development in surprise visit to Afghanistan (National Post)
In our opinion: Harper is trying to convince Canadian troops and civilians alike that the mission in Afghanistan is more about aid and reconstruction than combat. Well, time will tell.
Ontario student wins NASA’s space-colony competition (Globe and Mail)
In World News
In our opinion: Alligators? And anacondas and other snakes. Because dealing with a flood in a desperately poor region wasn’t bad enough.