NEWS FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH,2017

Hosted by Jessica Ramirez-Jaschek

Produced by Jessica Ramirez-Jaschek

 

LOCAL

by Shelby Thevenot

 

Montreal police are looking at new information in connection with the death of Siasi Tullaugak, an Inuk woman, who was found dead at her apartment on August 28.

According to CBC News the death had originally been treated as a suicide. Tullaugak’s sister, said that the 27 year-old mother had not appeared suicidal, but that she had feared that her life was in danger.

The Executive director of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, Nakuset, has praised the SPVM for taking another look into Tullaugaks death.  

 

NATIONAL

by Loren O'Brien-Egesborg

 

Waterton Alberta is still under strict evacuation orders despite the rainfall it received over Wednesday night.

According to CTV News the Kenow fire has not gotten larger providing a better chance of survival for the animals living in the area.

Since the fire did not occur during nesting season, birds do have a higher chance at survival.

 

INTERNTIONAL

by Luca Caruso-Moro

 

Two attacks occurring near [nah-sih-REE-ah] Nasiriya, Iraq left an estimated 60 dead and 90 injured yesterday.

BBC News reports that a suicide bomber and gunmen are responsible for the first attack which occurred in a local restaurant. The second attack was caused by a car bomb going off at a nearby checkpoint.

Local rescuers worked quickly to help clear the affected areas of all remains and wreckage.

 

INTERNATIONAL

by Ana Bilokin

 

A fire at a religious boarding school in Kuala Lumpur killed 21 students and 2 teachers early Thursday morning.

According to BBC News, the victims may have been unable to escape due to metal grilles on the dormitory window.

The cause of the fire, which began in the sleeping quarters, is not yet confirmed however, police suspect the cause was a short circuit or lit mosquito coil.