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April 20, 2018 8:28 PM Paris student protesters removed from occupied building

The occupation was ignited by a new system of admissions would allow universities to rank applicants based on their own criteria. French high school graduates are guaranteed free university access regardless of their grades. Paris 1 University President Georges Haddad said no students were injured during the eviction operation. He told reporters he felt “great 8

April 17, 2018 12:07 PM Trudeau to wrap up French visit with National Assembly speech before flying to U.K

Trudeau’s National Assembly speech is expected to touch on the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia. On Monday, Canada and France pledged to renew the fight against climate change, hoping to keep momentum on the world stage going after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew his country from the Paris climate agreement. A new France-Canada partnership 10

April 17, 2018 11:21 AM Trudeau to end French visit with National Assembly speech, then heads to U.K

PM's remarks expected to address the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will wrap up his visit to France today before flying to London to meet with British counterpart Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth. Trudeau is to address the French National Assembly this morning, making him the first Canadian prime minister to do so. The address 10

April 16, 2018 12:12 PM Justin Trudeau discusses Mali peacekeeping mission with Michaelle Jean

Former Canadian governor general Michaelle Jean thanked Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French colony and current member of the Francophonie, adding: “The Sahel region, for Mali and for all of us, is a question of high importance.” She went on to thank Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French 12

April 13, 2018 6:15 PM Convicted killer Paul Bernardo facing weapons possession charge

Bernardo was reportedly found with a homemade shank made from a screw and pen on Feb. 9. Schoolgirl killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo has been charged with one count of possession of a weapon, says a spokesperson for the Ministry of the Attorney General. The 53-year-old made a video appearance in a Napanee, Ont., courtroom Friday. He is serving 16

April 11, 2018 5:19 PM Quebec MNAs call for public commission of inquiry into Lac-Mégantic disaster

PQ motion will be sent to Ottawa for consideration The Quebec National Assembly is calling on the federal government to launch a public commission of inquiry into the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster as soon as possible. Quebec MNAs adopted the Parti Québécois motion Wednesday morning, with all 115 members present in the chamber offering their unanimous support 9

April 10, 2018 9:00 AM Supply teacher shortage wreaks havoc in schools across province

Toronto Catholic board sounds alarm on growing shortage, rising sick days, urges ministry to ‘take immediate action.’ The education ministry “will be responding shortly,” said spokesperson Derek Luk. He said Naidoo-Harris recently hosted a day-long symposium with dozens of education partners to discuss teacher supply and demand challenges and solutions 9

April 6, 2018 2:06 PM Solo: A Star Wars story to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Latest Star Wars film to screen on La Croisette Solo: A Star Wars Story will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, bringing a galaxy far away to the world's most prestigious film festival. The French festival announced Friday that the Star Wars spinoff will premiere out of competition at this year's festival shortly before opening in French theatres 14

March 29, 2018 2:47 PM Rusty Staub, original Montreal Expos superstar, dies at 73

Rusty Staub, an original member of the Montreal Expos and one of the team’s first superstars, has died. He was 73. Nicknamed “Le Grand Orange” by Montreal fans for his shock of red hair — which also earned him the handle Rusty — the right-fielder was traded to the Expos in 1969, before the start of their first season in the majors. He went on to become 11

March 20, 2018 2:53 AM Eugenie Bouchard passes 1st test in Miami qualifying

Canadian returns to action after 1st-round loss at Indian Wells 2 weeks ago Canadian Eugenie Bouchard beat American wildcard Allie Kiick 6-2 6-2 to be among a parade of former top-20 players to win their first-round qualifying matches at the Miami Open on Monday. Bouchard, a former Wimbledon finalist who has fallen outside the top 100 in the world rankings 10