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A bill that bans the wearing of masks during a riot or unlawful assembly and carries a maximum 10-year prison sentence with a conviction of the offence became law today…Bill C-309, a private member’s bill introduced by Conservative MP Blake Richards in 2011, passed third reading in the Senate on May 23 and was proclaimed…

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A schoolboy who bravely tackled a knife-wielding pupil who was threatening a classmate was punished because such heroic actions are strictly banned…Briar MacLean, 13, stepped in after he spotted an argument was quickly beginning to escalate between two boys at Sir John A. Macdonald school in Alberta, Canada.
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McIver said the immediate seizure of high-speed vehicles – already done in British Columbia – is just one idea that will be looked at by Fort McMurray MLA Mike Allen.
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Manitoba is one of the few provinces that currently allow people to ride bikes without a helmet. Ontario and Alberta require protection for people under 18, while Nova Scotia, British Columbia and others require both children and adults to don helmets.
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A Canadian father was arrested and strip-searched Wednesday after his 4-year-old daughter drew a picture of a gun in her kindergarten class.
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The letter stated that there have been a “few serious incidents” in which staff and students have been hit, or come close to being struck, by flying balls. From now on, only Nerf balls or sponge balls can be brought to school.
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Instead, officials at Portage View Public School want students interested in celebrating Halloween on Monday to get into the spirit by donning black and orange colours. Sellers says the school’s principal, Peter McKenna, told her that the ban is based on a number of reasons, from the cost of costumes to the need to be…
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Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq has decided to reject the key recommendations of her own expert panel on energy drinks – including the idea of classifying the caffeinated beverages as drugs and restricting their sales to pharmacies. Aglukkaq will make it official Thursday, when she will unveil the government’s own plan to address health concerns related…