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Quebec students push for law to stop sexual violence in elementary and high schools

Quebec students push for law to stop sexual violence in elementary and high schools

MONTREAL — Sophie was 15 years old when she says her history teacher made comments about her breasts in front of the entire class. She reported what happened to a support staff member at her high school.
Teachers say they're preparing for online and in-class lessons with little guidance

Teachers say they're preparing for online and in-class lessons with little guidance

TORONTO — Rachel Rosen doesn't even know what classes she'll be teaching in three weeks, let alone how she'll juggle preparing in-person and online lessons.
COVID-19 puts brakes on further exploration of Franklin wrecks

COVID-19 puts brakes on further exploration of Franklin wrecks

OTTAWA — For only the second time in 12 years, Marc-Andre Bernier and his underwater archaeology team at Parks Canada will not be heading north this month to explore the wrecks of the doomed Arctic expedition of Sir John Franklin and his crew.
On small Maritime campuses, a reopening that for many means a quiet room, alone

On small Maritime campuses, a reopening that for many means a quiet room, alone

SACKVILLE, N.B. — At some of Canada's smaller universities, academic life is set to resume amid the pandemic. But for many this year, the thrill of arriving on campus will be replaced by long days in a room trying to keep loneliness at bay.

N.S. ticket holder wins Saturday night's $17.4 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A lottery player in Nova Scotia won Saturday night's $17.4 million Lotto 649 jackpot. Atlantic Lottery says the winning ticket was sold in Victoria County on Cape Breton Island.
Bhangra dancer looks to bring message of hope to B.C. during COVID-19

Bhangra dancer looks to bring message of hope to B.C. during COVID-19

VICTORIA — Gurdeep Pandher has danced bhangra with firefighters, in front of a lighthouse and has even done so while wearing a wetsuit and holding a surfboard during a visit to Vancouver Island.

Vancouverites party on the streets, in spite of celebrity messaging

Vancouver police say they quickly shut down an impromptu street party that sprung up on Friday night in violation of public health measures.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 15

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 15

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:04 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2020: There are 121,889 confirmed cases in Canada.
'Why not us?': Asylum seekers on COVID-19 front lines demand permanent residency

'Why not us?': Asylum seekers on COVID-19 front lines demand permanent residency

MONTREAL — Doll Jean Frejus Nguessan Bi says he couldn't sleep at all last night.
More people ill from Salmonella, ate onions from U.S.: Public Health Agency

More people ill from Salmonella, ate onions from U.S.: Public Health Agency

The Public Health Agency of Canada says 100 more people have become ill from Salmonella contamination linked to a recall of U.S.-grown onions, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 339.