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By Michael Foldvari

The Montreal Police Department reports that it has seen an increase in hate crimes, following the shooting at a Quebec City mosque, which left 6 dead on Sunday.

According to CTV News, Montreal and Quebec City Police have increased security around mosques following the attack.

Local, provincial, and national governments have all issued statements denouncing Islamophobia and racism, stating that the Canadian national identity is based on inclusiveness and multiculturalism.   


By Olivia O’Malley

One week after an ice storm hit New Brunswick, about 14,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity.

According to CBC, The Acadian Peninsula region was hit the hardest, where crews are seeing extraordinary damage to hydro poles.

This has been the province's worst  power outage in history.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Conflict in the Ukrainian town of Avdiivka has left thousands of citizens without electricity or water in the middle of winter.

According to BBC News, more than 9700 lives have been taken since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.

As government forces and pro-Russian rebels continue to fight, officials are struggling to provide food and other forms of emergency aid to civilians.