Internal STM Disputes, Halifax House Fire Kills Seven Children , L'Oreal's Women of Worth

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The Société de transport de Montréal is calling on a workplace tribunal to intervene and order its unionized maintenance workers to stop purposely slowing down their work as a form of illegal pressure tactics that is causing a 10% shortage of the required number of busses during rush hour.

During the hearing, the maintenance union president said he gave no order for his members to slow down their work and further revealed that the STM has employed a new method of refuelling buses that has resulted in a record number of them running out of fuel while on their routes.


A house fire in Halifax claimed the lives of seven children, the youngest of which is only three months old. The incident, classified as the deadliest house fire in recent Nova Scotia history, happened in the Spryfield community of Halifax. All the victims are members of a Syrian family who moved to Halifax in 2017 in order to seek safety from the ongoing conflict in their native country.

Halifax regional police are investigating the incident, but still have no through leads as to what might have initiated such a catastrophic fire that sealed the fate of seven young lives.

Images of the fire were shared on social media. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau tweeted: “Words fail when children are taken from us too soon, especially in circumstances like this”.


In an attempt to honour a diverse group of women who inspire and foster change through their humanitarian efforts, L’Oreal Paris announced the remarkable recipients of its third annual Women of Worth program.

Each Honouree will be receiving a $10,000 grant for her charity, as well as an all-expense paid trip to the Awards Gala which will be held in Toronto on International Women's Day, March 8th.

By visiting, Canadians can cast their vote online for one National Honouree who will be awarded an additional $10,000 grant.