March 21, 2023

The schools are once again alive with the sound of music — but the pandemic took a toll

Pandemic restrictions silenced traditional music education over the past few years and that interruption has had a definite impact, say music educators. But passionate students, teachers and advocates are raising their voices to remind Canadians of the value of music in classrooms. 
March 21, 2023

Ottawa still advertising on TikTok despite banning it on government devices due to security concerns

The federal government continues to advertise on TikTok, despite having banned the app from all government devices due to security concerns. Some tech experts argue Ottawa is sending a contradictory message.
March 21, 2023

'Horrible loss of incredible potential': Family mourns B.C. man who died in Peru after stepping on live wire

A Vancouver Island family is dealing with the unexpected loss of their son in Peru after a tragic incident earlier this month.
March 21, 2023

Body of 2nd victim recovered at site of Old Montreal fire

Crews are resuming the search for victims of a five-alarm fire in a historic building in Old Montreal where two bodies have already been recovered.  On Wednesday, Montreal fire […]
March 21, 2023

Renowned photographer is 1st victim identified by police in Old Montreal fire

Camille Maheux, a 76-year-old woman who was the first victim to be recovered from the Old Montreal building ravaged by last week’s fire, was a renowned photographer […]
March 20, 2023

'I have lost everything,' says father of woman missing after Old Montreal fire

After a fire ripped through an old building in Montreal, victims' families and loved ones are questioning the lack of information and wondering if the building, which had short-term rental units, was even safe.
March 20, 2023

Sikh community calls for hate-crime investigation after group assault of international student in Kelowna

People from Kelowna, B.C.'s Sikh community are calling for an attack on a young international student to be investigated as a hate crime after a group of people allegedly punched and kicked the student at a bus stop and tore off his turban.
March 20, 2023

Single case of tuberculosis identified at B.C. high school

On March 10, Fraser Health issued exposure notices to some staff and students at New Westminster Secondary School, informing them of their risk and next steps to get tested. 
March 20, 2023

B.C. parents file proposed class-action lawsuit against Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite

The statement of claim says the game incorporates a number of intentional design choices, such as offering rewards for completing challenges and making frequent updates, which encourages players to return repeatedly.
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