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By Allison O’Reilly

Quebec City’s Muslim community will no longer have to travel to Laval or overseas in order to bury their loved ones.

According to CBC News, the Lepine Cloutier funeral home in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaure is now offering burial grounds for local Muslims.

Previously, Laval had the only Muslim-run cemetery in the entire province of Quebec.


By Shelby Thevenot

The abortion pill will be available for free to Quebec women this fall.

According to CBC News, women up to 7 weeks pregnant will be eligible for the prescription.

An ultrasound will be mandatory to ensure the patient's safety.


By Jeremiah Ho

The federal government announced on Sunday that the Canadian Forces are on standby to help British Columbia battle more than 220 wildfires across the province.

According to CBC News, over 7,500 people have been forced to evacuate their homes as the province declared a state of emergency.

A combination of hot and dry weather, lightning and high winds created ideal conditions for the wildfires to start.


By Karl Knox

50 members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied to protest Charlotteville, Virginia’s decision to remove a statue of pro-slavery, confederate general Robert E. Lee on Saturday.

According to BBC News, the white supremacists were met by hundreds of counter-protesters denouncing their racism.

Virginia police escorted KKK supporters to and from the rally and shot tear gas at the activists protesting white supremacy.