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By Michael Foldvari

Montreal’s ‘election night shooter’ Richard Bain, was sentenced to life in prison this past Friday.

According to CBC News, Bain, left one dead and another injured during his attack on the post-election victory rally of former Parti Quebecois leader, Pauline Marois, on September 4th 2012.

Bain, who is currently 66 years old, will be required to serve a minimum sentence of 20 years before he is eligible for parole.  

By Jeremiah Ho

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Vancouver on Saturday to protest the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline.

According to CTV News, the mayor of Vancouver and First Nations Leaders participated in the march against the proposed $6.8 million project.

The pipeline poses a threat to First Nations land rights, and is a risk for environmental disasters.

Prime Minister Trudeau has promised to deliver a decision on the pipeline by December 19. 


By Karl Knox

An express train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh derailed, killing 119 people, and leaving 150 others injured.

According to Reuters, the death toll is expected to rise with many of the survivors in critical condition, while many are still missing.

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has made the modernization of India's railway one his governments primary goals.