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By Ana Bilokin

A Senegalese man is suing the Quebec-based Catholic congregation, Frères du Sacré-Coeur, for $1.4 million dollars.

According to CBC News, the plaintiff alleges that a member of the congregation sexually assaulted him in the 1980s when he was a student at a school the order ran in his home country.

There is also a class action lawsuit filed against the congregation in Granby where at least 18 brothers are accused of sexually abusing male students.


By Karl Knox

Canada's Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve Program is serving around only 18% of the First Nations children it sought out to help.

According to CBC News, the     Federal Indigenous Services Department stated that the program is facing long wait lists, stagnant funding and serious infrastructure problems.

The program was meant to support families living on reserve and to help young children prepare for school.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Young survivors of Florida’s Washington school shooting are planning a national march demanding action on gun control as part of their March for Our Lives campaign.

According to BBC News, the attack that killed 17 students and staff members on Wednesday was the deadliest school shooting in the US since 2012.

Students are planning to march on Washington as well as other cities on March 24th to demand that children and their families “become a priority” to US lawmakers.