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Quebec elected 52 female candidates to provincial seats in the October 1st election.

Women now hold 41.6 per cent of the seats in Quebec, the highest percentage in Canadian provincial government.


The leader of a Roman Catholic archdiocese in Nova Scotia knelt and asked for forgiveness from residential school survivors this week.

The CBC reports Archbishop Anthony Mancini apologized for the involvement of St. Mary’s Basilica in the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School.

The school opened in 1923, and closed in 1967. Expo 67, the premier of Hair, and the release of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band also took place that year.

Children attending the school were not allowed to speak their own language, were given numbers for names, and many underwent serious sexual, physical, and psychological abuse.


Jason Van Dyke, a white police officer in Chicago has been found guilty for the murder of 17-year-old African American Laquan McDonald.

He was also convicted of 16 counts of aggravated battery.

Laquan Mcdonald, who was armed with a knife, was shot 16 times on October 20, 2014