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May 7, 2018 5:40 PM Mohawk mother angry her teenage sons were 'racially profiled' during campus tour

A parent on the tour called 911 because the boys were 'quiet' and made her 'feel sick' Two Native American Mohawk teens were unable to finish a campus tour of Colorado State University after the mother of another potential student called 911 about them. "I'm saddened and angry about how some other parent could judge someone's child in that horrible way," Lorraine 11

April 21, 2018 4:00 PM 'You can't say enough about Mark Cross as a person': Funeral Saturday for assistant Broncos coach

Cross, 27, joined Broncos for the 2017-18 season Mark Cross was a ferocious competitor when he played hockey, but the assistant coach for the Humboldt Broncos had a calming presence on his players, teammates and friends. Cross, who was 27, was one of 16 people who died on April 6 when the junior hockey team's bus and a semi-truck collided at a rural 20

April 9, 2018 12:05 PM Inquiry to begin reviewing how twin brothers died on Calgary bobsled track

Jordan and Evan Caldwell died in 2016 after they hit a gate while sliding down an Olympic luge-bobsled track at high speed. CALGARY — A fatality inquiry is convening today to begin reviewing how twin brothers died after sliding down an Olympic luge-bobsled track in Calgary more than two years ago. Jordan and Evan Caldwell, who were 17, were part of a larger 14

April 4, 2018 9:42 PM 1 child from Alberta First Nation dead, others in hospital: RCMP

“It seems to be of a medical nature. There is no concerns of trauma or violence attached to this incident,” a Calgary EMS spokesperson said. MORLEY, Alta. — One child from a community west of Calgary is dead and 13 other children and a man have been taken to hospital. Police say EMS personnel pronounced the child dead in a home in Morley on the Stoney 20

April 4, 2018 8:44 PM Child dead, 14 others in hospital after Stoney First Nation incident

The RCMP are investigating after a child was found dead Wednesday morning at a home on the Stoney First Nation, west of Calgary. Fourteen other children were taken by ambulance to Alberta Children's Hospital, according to paramedics who had earlier put that number at 10. The children in hospital range in age from two-and-a-half years to late teens 22

March 15, 2018 8:00 AM 'I feel duped': Montreal mother angry after son's U.S. football dreams dashed by recruiters

Innavage Consulting woos young football players to go to prep school in U.S., but some parents feel burned Sign with our football recruiting company, and we'll help get your teenager into an American prep school. "It was an opportunity to get a great education," said Rebecca. To protect her son David's identity, CBC agreed not to use their real names 82

March 13, 2018 7:50 PM B.C. teen rents West Vancouver home to throw party, causing $20,000 in damage

The 14-year-old girl used her parents’ credit card without their permission to rent the home. While no criminal charges were laid, the girl’s family did agree to cover the cost of the damage. VANCOUVER—What police are describing as an “uncontrolled” house party in West Vancouver has caused about $20,000 in damage after a teenage girl rented the home online 27

March 13, 2018 1:17 AM TTC internal report on fare evasion raises red flags over lost revenue

“We acknowledge there are areas in the system that are at risk of fare evasion,” he said, “but we stand by the public statements we have made” about policies such as all-door streetcar boarding. The agency has said it has no evidence the new rules have contributed to increased fare evasion. Ross added the agency is working with Metrolinx, the provincial 28

February 26, 2018 7:33 PM The Star’s Tanya Talaga wins RBC Taylor Prize for ‘Seven Fallen Feathers’

The $30,000 prize was awarded Monday to Talaga, who wrote the non-fiction book that traces the lives and deaths of several teens in northern Ontario. Toronto Star writer Tanya Talaga has won the $30,000 RBC Taylor Prize for Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City (House of Anansi Press). The book, which traces the lives 31

February 25, 2018 10:09 PM Oprah Winfrey praises Florida students as 'warriors of the light'

A Wrinkle In Time star said protests by young people are a 'proud moment' Oprah Winfrey has nothing but praise for the Florida school shooting survivors who have channeled angst into activism, calling them "warriors of the light" and comparing them to civil rights pioneers. In an interview with The Associated Press on Saturday, Winfrey drew parallels 27