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By Allison O’Reilly

The RCMP has reported that more than 3,800 people crossed the border illegally into Quebec over the last 2 weeks.

According to CBC News, the RCMP also intercepted almost 3000 asylum seekers crossing illegally in July.

RCMP spokesperson Claude Castonguay says officers are patrolling 24 hours a day, but have never seen numbers this high.


By Loren O'Brien-Egesborg

12-year-old Emad Mishko Tamo, a Yazidi boy who was separated from his family in 2014 after they were captured by Isis in Northern Iraq, was reunited with his mother in Winnipeg on Thursday morning.

According to CTV News, Emad was found by Iraqi forces during a battle earlier this summer in Mosul.

The Iraqi army used social media to help find his family by posting pictures of Emad which ultimately led to a relative seeing them online.


By Shelby Thevenot

Thirteen people have died and dozens were injured after a van drove through a crowd of people in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona on Thursday.

According to BBC News, officials are calling the deadly vehicle attack an act of terrorism.

Experts have determined that the explosion that killed one person on Wednesday is connected to the attack in Las Ramblas.

Police killed 5 suspected terrorists in a second vehicle attack that killed a woman in the town of Cambrils on Friday.