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Lindsey Stocker : Girl Protests Shaming For Wearing Shorts

Lindsey Stocker blasts ‘short-minded school’ for dress-code suspension

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl who was suspended from her school for refusing to change out of short shorts has started a social media campaign calling on people not to shame girls for their bodies. Lindsey Stocker, who attends Year 11 at Beaconsfield High School in Quebec, was singled out in class last month because her shorts did not adhere to the ... Read More »

Stephen Harper : PM nominates next Privacy Commissioner

Stephen Harper : PM nominates next Privacy Commissioner

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper nominated Daniel Therrien as the next Privacy Commissioner of Canada. If approved, Therrien would take over from the interim Privacy Commissioner Chantal Bernier, who has been serving in this role after the previous Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart’s term ended in December 2013. Read More »

World War II plane crash: remains found in Canada

World War II plane crash: remains found in Canada

Three British airmen who disappeared on a training flight during World War II will finally be given a fitting burial after their crashed plane was discovered on a remote mountainside in Canada. The Avro Anson twin-engine aircraft went missing on October 30, 1942, failing to return from a navigation training flight from the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Read More »

London : 10 Year Old Boy Locked in Room for 18 to 24 Months

London : 10 Year Old Boy Locked in Room for 18 to 24 Months

Police in London, Ont. say a 10-year-old boy has been placed in foster care after an investigation determined that he had been locked in a bedroom in “filthy conditions” for a period of 18 to 24 months. The London Police Service was contacted by the Childrens’ Aid Society (CAS) of London and Middlesex to assist in a welfare check of ... Read More »

Labrador : Students Sent Home for Dress Code Violations

Labrador : Students Sent Home for Dress Code Violations

Dozens of teen girls were sent home from school in Labrador City, N.L., for violating the school’s dress code. Students say school officials went class to class in Menihek High School on Wednesday to check what students were wearing. If it wasn’t up to snuff with the school board dress code, they were sent home. Read More »