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Ontario students walk out of class to protest sex-ed curriculum changes

Ontario students walk out of class to protest sex-ed curriculum changes

TORONTO — Students across Ontario walked out of class on Friday to protest the provincial government's decision to repeal a modernized version of the sex-ed curriculum.
Vet school on the range: Family donates cattle ranch to University of Calgary

Vet school on the range: Family donates cattle ranch to University of Calgary

CALGARY — The University of Calgary has lassoed a $44 million ranch for it veterinary education program. The cattle operation west of the city is being donated as a gift by Jack Anderson and his daughter Wynne Chisholm.
Off Nova Scotia, a bid to 'unravel the mystery' of great white sharks

Off Nova Scotia, a bid to 'unravel the mystery' of great white sharks

LUNENBURG, N.S. — Not far off Nova Scotia's rough-hewn shoreline, scientists on board an aging crab boat lay in wait for one of the marine world's greatest — and most mysterious — predators.
Audit finds boosters of Muskrat Falls megaproject 'understated' its costs

Audit finds boosters of Muskrat Falls megaproject 'understated' its costs

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — An audit has found Newfoundland's Nalcor Energy may have overstated the potential value of its Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject — and prematurely dismissed alternative electricity options for the province.
Twitter notifies users of bug allowing developers to receive direct messages

Twitter notifies users of bug allowing developers to receive direct messages

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is notifying users that a bug may have sent direct messages and protected tweets to developers who were not authorized to receive them.

Family of man who died during 34-hour ER wait say racism still an issue

WINNIPEG — Robert Sinclair feels the weight of his family's history when he has no choice but to go to an emergency room in Winnipeg. He feels anxious, uncertain and sometimes angry.
Liberal leader doubles down on notion that $75 weekly grocery bill is possible

Liberal leader doubles down on notion that $75 weekly grocery bill is possible

MONTREAL — Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard is standing by his claim that $75 is enough for a family of three to feed itself for a week, saying it just requires a lot of work and an eye for bargains.
David Suzuki calls federal environment minister a hypocrite who should quit

David Suzuki calls federal environment minister a hypocrite who should quit

MONCTON, N.B. — David Suzuki has doubled down on his criticisms of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, saying she's being a hypocrite when she says she's committed to the Paris accord and the Trudeau government is "going full bore.
Canada to boost support for riskier forms of renewable energy: minister

Canada to boost support for riskier forms of renewable energy: minister

HALIFAX — Millions of dollars in subsidies for a Nova Scotia tidal project is just one of the coming announcements as Ottawa boosts riskier forms of renewable energy, says the federal natural resources minister.
Legal pot sales could reach $1 billion in fourth quarter: StatCan

Legal pot sales could reach $1 billion in fourth quarter: StatCan

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada forecasts Canadians could spend more than $1 billion on legal cannabis between October and December this year once marijuana for adult use is legalized on Oct. 17.