One person dead after Burton, B.C. mobile home fire

03/10/2020

Officials are still working to confirm the identity of a person found dead after a mobile home fire in the Kootenay community of Burton, B.C., on Saturday evening. Police said the person’s body was discovered the day after the fire during a search inside the […]

Georgian College offers free tuition to students from foster care

03/10/2020

Georgian College will soon offer free tuition to students in or from foster care, with funding available for up to 15 individuals, beginning in September. “We heard directly from Georgian alumni who once lived in foster care as to how life-changing improved access to post-secondary […]

Coronavirus: How Quebec’s specialized clinics work

03/10/2020

As the number of cases of the new coronavirus continues to climb, the Quebec Health Ministry is opening three specialized clinics to handle and test patients who believe they may have contracted COVID-19. While Health Minister Danielle McCann has warned that the risk of transmission […]

Iran should release all prisoners amid coronavirus: U.N.

03/10/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran said on Tuesday that he had asked the country to release all prisoners temporarily, saying that it is “unfortunate and disturbing” to have political prisoners detained amid the coronavirus outbreak. “A number of […]