NEWS FOR FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017

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LOCAL

By Patricia Petit Liang

A respiratory therapist from the McGill University Health Center is suing a doctor from the Montreal General Hospital for sexual harassment.

According to CTV News, Dr. Richard Robinson was reported to have been harassing the therapist for several years.

Despite speaking to her supervisor about Robinson's unacceptable behaviour in 2014, he continued harassing her until she hired a lawyer to build her case against him independently from her employers.
 

LOCAL

By Patricia Petit Liang

Citizens of Montreal have been remembering Anthony Griffin as November 11th marks the 30th anniversary of his death.

According to CBC News, Griffin was an unarmed, 19 year old teenager who was killed by a Montreal police officer in 1987.

Griffin's death sparked several protests around the city about racism and police brutality.

 

INTERNATIONAL

By Patricia Petit Liang

Saudi Arabia's attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb has announced that at least $100 billion has been used by members of the royal family, businessmen and politicians for systemic corruption and embezzlement.

According to Reuters, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's anti-corruption committee has held more than 201 people for questions since Saturday night.

Salman's committee has suspended the bank accounts of several "persons of interest" and is preparing to move onto the next phase of its investigation.