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By Allison O'Reilly

A Cote-Des-Neiges man’s complaint surrounding his violent arrest has been dismissed by the Police Ethics Commissioner.

According to CTV News, Errol Burke was slammed onto the ground and handcuffed by police in a case of mistaken identity.

The Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations is helping Burke file an appeal for his case, stating that the police showed no concern for his health and safety during the false arrest.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Canada’s Defence Minister and the Royal Canadian Navy's Commanding O fficer on the East Coast apologized for the racist actions of members of the Canadian Forces at an Indigenous protest on Saturday.

According to CBC News, a group of 5 navy and army members aggressively harassed activists and members the Halifax Mi'kmaq community during a ceremony.

The protest took place at the General Edward Cornwallis statue in downtown Halifax, as its continued existence represents the previous and ongoing systematic persecution of Indigenous people in Canada.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Investigators conducted necropsies on the bodies of 3 endangered North Atlantic right whales in Canada and Norway last week.

According to CBC News, the whales were killed by blunt trauma and chronic entanglement.

There are currently only 525 North Atlantic right whales left in the world, leaving many concerned by their sudden population decline.

A final report on the whale's deaths will be released in the next 2 months.