Category Archives: Canada

Faculty on strike; perhaps 500,000 students affected

The CBC explains where this is happening, and why. The move comes after OPSEU put forward what it called a “final offer” on Saturday to the College Employer Council in a bid to avert a strike before the set deadline … Continue reading

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High school football ends in forfeit after NINE players suffer concussion-like injuries

The CBC has the story. “We had to forfeit the game for players’ safety and security,” he told CBC News. As of Sunday, he said those four players still had concussion symptoms. …   Scott O’Neal, the coach of the Titans, said his … Continue reading

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Canadian-American couple and their children FINALLY FREE

As Friday afternoon turned into evening, the story became bigger and bigger in Canada: A Canadian man, his American wife and their children were returning to Canada after five years being held hostage. The CBC has the details. Freed after … Continue reading

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Sears says goodbye to Canada

I arrived in Canada this afternoon in time to catch the news. On the CBC’s 4:00 p.m. EDT newscast, the second story is the closing of Sears. Here’s a report the network filed earlier in the day. An Ontario Superior … Continue reading

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URGENT: Edmonton police release video of officer being run down (NSFK)

Please be aware that the video might be hard to watch. For additional details about what has taken place in Edmonton over the past few hours, click here. Here is the video: This just in: Edmonton police release footage of … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Terror attacks in Edmonton

The Edmonton Journal is continually updating its website as necessary, as it covers what police are describing as terror attacks in that city. According to the paper, the city’s police chief addressed the situation in the overnight hours. The chief … Continue reading

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Canadian politician: If Trump throws them out, we should welcome them in

If Donald Trump follows through on his plan to end DACA, then one Canadian politician says she has the perfect solution: Canada should accept every “Dreamer” that the U.S. throws out. Speaking on a CBC program on Sen. Ratna Omidvar … Continue reading

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