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Growing pains: Quebec schools bursting at the seams, buildings in terrible shape

Growing pains: Quebec schools bursting at the seams, buildings in terrible shape

MONTREAL — Over the summer with the kids away, construction crews have hastily been erecting temporary, metal-clad extensions to aging school buildings across Montreal, to help cope with ever-increasing enrolment.
Climate change impact study coming for East Coast ferry ports, airports, bridge

Climate change impact study coming for East Coast ferry ports, airports, bridge

HALIFAX — Ottawa has posted a tender asking engineering firms to assess how climate change and extreme weather will affect some of Atlantic Canada's major ferry terminals, airports and the Confederation Bridge.
In the news today, Aug. 247

In the news today, Aug. 247

Five stories in the news for Monday, Aug. 27 ——— B.C.
British Columbia wildfire season now second worst in province's history

British Columbia wildfire season now second worst in province's history

VICTORIA — A year after the single worst season for wildfires in British Columbia's history, government statistics indicate the 2018 wildfire season has already reached the second-worst mark, burning more than 9,450 square kilometres of land so far.
Shawn Mendes grabs four awards, delivers big surprises at MMVAs

Shawn Mendes grabs four awards, delivers big surprises at MMVAs

TORONTO — Shawn Mendes pocketed four awards and stole the hearts of countless screaming teenagers at the iHeartRadio MMVAs on Sunday. The Pickering, Ont.-raised singer was the recurring star of the Toronto street party.
Humans responsible for more than 400 B.C. wildfires so far this season

Humans responsible for more than 400 B.C. wildfires so far this season

VANCOUVER — Campfires, cigarettes, flares and car accidents are some of the ways humans have likely started more than 400 wildfires in British Columbia this season.
'Baby steps': Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player learns old skills after accident

'Baby steps': Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player learns old skills after accident

CALGARY — Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki is on his hands and knees trying a skill he hasn't had to practise for 18 years — how to crawl.
Growing pains: Quebec schools bursting at the seams, buildings in terrible shape

Growing pains: Quebec schools bursting at the seams, buildings in terrible shape

MONTREAL — Over the summer with the kids away, construction crews have hastily been erecting temporary, metal-clad extensions to aging school buildings across Montreal, to help cope with ever-increasing enrolment.
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough