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By Patricia Petit Liang

A Hydro-Québec construction project on Quebec's North Shore has permitted union safety specialists to monitor their work following the deaths of 4 workers.

According to CBC News, this construction project is the first Hydro-Québec workplace to allow safety specialists onto their site.

The construction of these new hydroelectric stations began in 2009, and workers have been dying on the job since 2010 until December of 2016.


By Michael Foldvari

An Ontario Judge has ruled that the Canadian state should be held accountable for the so-called '60s Scoop', which forcefully separated indigenous children from their families.

According to CBC News, the lawsuit originally sought to award 16,000 indigenous individuals in Ontario with 1.3 billion dollars in reparations.

The government of Canada has indicated that it may still attempt to renegotiate the terms of ruling directly with plaintiffs out-of-court.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was assassinated in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Monday.

According to BBC News, he was attacked by a woman at an airport while waiting for a flight to Macau.

Police currently have no suspects in their investigation and have yet to release his autopsy report.