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By Patricia Petit Liang

Protesters are rallying as Montreal’s city council prepares to vote on the pitbull ban on Monday.

CTV News reported that city councillors will decide whether or not to ban new pitbulls and to impose strict regulations on pit bulls currently living in the city.

The Montreal SPCA stated that if the ban is approved, they will refuse to provide dog services to the city.

The pit bull ban is currently active in Ontario and other Canadian cities, like Winnipeg.


by Patricia Petit Liang

Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks was pronounced dead at a hospital following a nightclub shooting on Sunday morning.

According to CBC News, three suspects are now in custody following the tragedy.

Hicks was only 23 years old and will be remembered fondly by his fellow teammates


By Patricia Petit Liang

China has begun testing the world’s largest radio telescope.

According to BBC News, the telescope will take 3 years to calibrate before it will be ready to use.

The telescope took the National Astronomical Observatories of China 5 years to build and is worth $180m.


By Patricia Petit Liang

A British researcher has won a biology prize for surviving for 3 days in the Swiss Alps by living like a goat.

Reuters reported that Tom Thwaites wore prosthetic arms and legs to walk like an animal and chew grass.

Thwaites’ research won him the biology prize at the Ig Nobel Awards, a contest celebrating the most bizarre and amusing achievements in scientific research.