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By Alyosha Nowlin

A truck driver who reportedly refused to have his vehicle removed from the highway during last Tuesday’s snowstorm has been arrested.

According to CBC News, the 57-year-old Laval man is accused of impeding traffic on Highway 13, where 300 people were trapped overnight in the storm.

The man was arrested in his home on Saturday on charges of criminal mischief, and it was discovered that there was a warrant for his arrest in Ontario related to a fraud investigation.

By Karl Knox

26 year old Andrew Denis-Lynch was racially profiled by Montreal Police on March 7th when 5 police cars surrounded him to give him a $48 ticket.

According to the Montreal Gazette, Denis-Lynch was dancing when he was stopped by a police officer who called for backup and then gave him a ticket ticket for being a pedestrian standing outside on the road.

The center for Research-Action on Race Relations is filing a complaint against the officers for their racist actions.


By Jeremiah Ho

Canadian Maggie MacDonnell has won the $1 million 2017 Global Teaching Prize for her work in the Inuit community of Salluit, Quebec.

According to CBC News, MacDonnell established a fitness centre, a second-hand store and a community kitchen for her students and the community at large.

She plans to start an environmental stewardship program for Inuit youth with the prize money.


By Michael Foldvari

Peruvian president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is being criticized after failing to prepare for torrential rains that are currently causing deadly floods in the country.

According to Reuters, Kuczynski, who has been in office for 8 months, failed to establish infrastructure that would have mitigated damage caused by the rains.

Currently, half of Peru is considered to be under a state of emergency and at least 70 people have died as a result of the flooding.