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By Patricia Petit Liang

The new Montreal Children’s Hospital has been scheduled to receive $5 million worth of repairs on its ventilation system.

According to CTV News, the pediatric intensive care unit will be closed while the hospital is being renovated.

Children will be sent to the Royal Victoria Hospital’s adult intensive care unit while newborns will be transferred to another wing of the Children’s hospital.

By Patricia Petit Liang

A Canadian citizen was discovered amongst the dead following the catastrophic earthquake in Italy.

According to CBC News, the magnitude 6.2 earthquake killed more than 240 people.

Citizens of Italy are still being hit by aftershocks while rescue workers and medical professionals are rushing to their aid.

By Patricia Petit Liang

Colombian officials have reached a peace deal to end their 52 year war with the FARC.

According to Reuters, the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia came to an agreement to end the conflict that caused the deaths of more than 220,000 people and the displacement of millions.

The agreement will be voted on by Colombians in a referendum on October 2nd and took more than four years to negotiate.