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By Patricia Petit Liang

A 48 year old gunman took the lives of four people in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Friday.

According to CTV News, Matthew Vincent Raymond was charged with four counts of first-degree murder on Saturday morning.

Police are still investigating the motive behind the killings of Bobbie Lee Wright, Donnie Robichaud, Const. Robb Costello and Const. Sara Mae Burns.


By Karl Knox

The city of Victoria, British Columbia has removed a statue of Canada's first prime Minister, John A. McDonald, from the steps of their city hall in a gesture of reconciliation towards Indigenous groups.

According to CTV News, John A.McDonald's policies led to the the creation of the residential school system, which took nearly 150,000 Indigenous children away from their families, a practice that has been described as “cultural genocide.”

City councillors voted seven to one in favour of removing the statue and Victoria Mayor, Lisa Helps stated that the statue’s removal was necessary.


By Patricia Petit Liang

More than 39 people, including 12 children, were killed in a blast that destroyed a building in Syria on Sunday.

According to BBC News, dozens of people are still missing following the explosion.

Rescuers used bulldozers to save trapped people and the cause of the explosion is still unknown.