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Whitecaps’ response to misconduct allegations ‘appropriate’ but investigation superficial: report

An independent investigation has concluded that the Vancouver Whitecaps’ response to allegations of misconduct by former women’s coaches Bob Birarda and Hubert Busby Jr. was serious and “appropriate.” But the report, prepared for Major League Soccer by lawyers Janice Rubin and Melody Jahanzadeh of Rubin Thomlinson LLP, says while the club acted “expeditiously” in hiring […]

Ministry appointing administrator for 3 Sask. private Christian schools in wake of Saskatoon abuse allegations

Saskatchewan’s minister of education says he will appoint an administrator for three independent schools in the province. The action comes in the wake of abuse allegations from students of a private Christian school in Saskatoon. Former students of the Christian Centre Academy, now called Legacy Christian Academy, launched a class action lawsuit earlier this week, alleging […]

Tennis legend Serena Williams eliminated from National Bank Open in Canadian swan song

Nobody inside the stadium wanted it to end. And perhaps nobody there wanted to believe Serena Williams’ professional tennis career in Canada had just ended. A capacity crowd of 9,500 fans inside Sobeys Stadium in Toronto cheered wildly on Wednesday night as Williams wiped tears away from her eyes — just 24 hours after Williams announced […]

UPEI makes Indigenous Studies course mandatory in order to graduate

The University of Prince Edward Island will now require all graduating students to have completed a course in Indigenous Studies. The course, part of the university’s newly established Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies (IKERAS), is launching this fall. Assistant professor David Varis, who is Cree and a member of the UPEI Indigenous Circle, says the Indigenous Teachings […]

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