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February 16, 2017

Sheldon Teague heard screams and smelled smoke coming from an upstairs apartment while visiting a friend in Brampton. He went upstairs, kicked down the door and used a flashlight to see through the smoke. He called to the neighbours trapped in the fire. He soon spotted a young girl through the smoke. He ran in, grabbed her, and saved her life. 

This 19-year-old had the courage to bring the child to safety before the fire c...

January 31, 2017

Andrew Vaughan, The Canadian Press
 

A mass-shooting at a Quebec City Mosque has left 6 dead, 8 injured, and many in mourning. Canada's Prime Minister and law-enforcement agencies are treating this as a terrorist attack, as terror has no race or religion. 

The six men left dead after the mass shooting in Quebec City had left their countries of origin in pursuit of better lives in Canada. Most of the...

January 29, 2017

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Prime Minister, openly welcomes refugees and often praises Canada for its acceptance of diversity as a strength, not a weakness. 

On Saturday morning, several people were denied entry to the United States at JFK Airport, due to an executive order by Trump earlier this week. The new U.S. President declared a ban on entry to citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, S...

January 22, 2017

An estimated 60 000 attendees marched in solidarity with Women's March on Washington in Toronto, Canada, January 21, 2017.

January 22, 2017

An estimated 60 000 attendees marched in solidarity with Women's March on Washington in Toronto, Canada, January 21, 2017.

December 30, 2016

As Canadians, we are often overshadowed by our southern neighbour. Americans have a large influence over us, our media, our culture, our economy, our business. We understandably engage with American stories, but to hear more about Trump and his policies than Trudeau is a little counterproductive. 

This section is dedicated to Canadian stories.

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December 19, 2016

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