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By Michael Foldvari

51 year-old Sylvain Duquette was charged with 3 counts of first degree murder on Wednesday.

According to CBC News, the murders  took place in the Shawinigan area of Quebec.

Duquette alledgedly knew the victims.

He is charged with killing 56 year-old Denise Hallé, 61 year-old Jeanette Lauzon-Toupin, and 70 year-old Jocelyne Pellerin.



By Jeremiah Ho

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose announced Senator Lynn Beyak’s removal from the Senate’s Aboriginal peoples committee on Wednesday.

According to CBC News, Beyak has been criticized for her comments defending residential schools as institutions that were well intentioned and did good.

Beyak has declined to apologize or resign for her comments.  


By Patricia Petit Liang

More than 80 people were killed in a chemical attack in Syria on Tuesday.

According to Reuters, the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun was filled with chemicals containing nerve agents, causing citizens to experience severe mouth foaming and asphyxiation

Witnesses state that the Syrian government's warplanes released the toxic chemicals onto their town during an airstrike.