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By Patricia Petit Liang

The Quebec government has unveiled its new $200 million plan to tackle sexual violence in the province.

According to CBC News, the strategy will fund continuing measures as well as create new programs including a special police unit against sex trafficking, awareness campaigns against sexual violence and the creation of safer spaces at universities and colleges.

Higher Education Minister Hélène David stated that Quebec universities need to do more to prevent sexual violence.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Sick and dead wildlife have started appearing around the diesel spill that took place near Bella Bella, British Columbia.

According to CTV News, the Heiltsuk First Nation community is extremely concerned by the the more than 200,000 litres of diesel that was spilled into the ocean.

A dead humpback whale, seals, crabs and a sea otter were discovered following the oil spill.


by Jeremiah Ho

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck near the village of Norcia, Italy on Sunday.

According to BBC News, about 20 people were injured and several historical buildings were destroyed, including the basilica of St Benedict.

The quake follows two smaller ones that hit the same region last week, and a magnitude 6.2 earthquake which killed 300 people in August.