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Police confirm six students arrested, charged in St. Michael's probe

By Canadian Press
November 19, 2018 - 3:25pm

TORONTO — Six teens were arrested and charged Monday in connection with an alleged sexual assault at an all-boys private school in Toronto as police said they were looking into more incidents and additional charges could follow.

Police said five teens, accompanied by their parents or lawyers, turned themselves.....

Calgary bobsled death inquiry recommends infrared technology, safety audits

By Canadian Press
November 19, 2018 - 3:19pm

CALGARY — Infrared technology and signs warning of trespassing penalties are among a judge's recommendations for preventing tragedies like a fatal 2016 bobsled crash that killed teenage twins during an after-hours run down the track at Calgary's Canada Olympic Park.

A fatality inquiry by provincial court Judge Margaret Keelaghan.....

NATO deputy calls for alliance unity on 'increasingly aggressive Russia'

By Canadian Press
November 19, 2018 - 3:15pm

HALIFAX — A top NATO official made the case for alliance unity Monday, citing what she said are "complex and challenging security issues" that include an "increasingly aggressive Russia."

Deputy secretary general Rose Gottemoeller focused on what she said was a "vast expansion and modernization" of the Russian military.....

'The Queen is in good company:' New $10 bill with civil rights advocate launched

By Canadian Press
November 19, 2018 - 2:48pm

WINNIPEG — Canada's new $10 bill officially went into circulation Monday, breaking new ground in more ways than one.

The banknote is the first vertically oriented bill in Canada and the first regularly circulating banknote to feature a Canadian woman, civil rights advocate Viola Desmond, on the front......

More than 50,000 Quebec students to strike seeking pay for internships

By Canadian Press
November 19, 2018 - 2:46pm

MONTREAL — Thousands of post-secondary students in Quebec are walking out of class this week seeking pay and workplace protections for internships undertaken as part of their studies.

Nearly 55,000 students are expected to take part in the action hitting junior colleges and universities across the province, according to.....