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By Calvin Cashen

Authorities say that about 70 people have died as a result of the heat wave, which ravaged Montreal last week.

According to CBC News, temperatures reached as high as 40 C with the humidex.

Quebec’s Public Health Department reported on Monday that it will not be updating the death toll, as temperatures across the province have since returned to normal.

Health professionals say that most of the victims were over the age of 60 and suffered from recurring health complications.


By Allison O’Reilly

A former constable who fought to bring attention to harassment within the RCMP has died.

According to CBC News, friends and colleagues confirmed that 53 year old Krista Carle took her own life on Friday.

In May 2016, Carle said she had endured 35 instances of harassment, sexual assault and bullying by co-workers and superiors in Alberta.

She was public about her struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder and eventually left the RCMP after 19 years with a medical discharge.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Divers in Thailand rescued all 12 boys and their football coach from flooded caves after they were trapped underground for 17 days.

According to BBC News, the rescue was a dangerous three-day-long operation.

Former Thai navy diver Saman Gunan died in the caves while trying to get oxygen to the children on Friday.

The boys, between the ages of 11 and 17, and their coach were trapped on June 23rd after heavy rains flooded the cave’s exit.