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Queen's to teach med students about historic ban on black applicants to program

Queen's to teach med students about historic ban on black applicants to program

When medical students begin classes at Queen's University this fall, they'll be taught for the first time about the school's decades-long ban on admitting black applicants to the program. The university in Kingston, Ont.
In the news today, Aug. 26

In the news today, Aug. 26

Four stories in the news for Monday, Aug.
The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gangs by the numbers

The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gangs by the numbers

SURREY, B.C. — Law enforcement in British Columbia report the gang landscape in the province is unlike any other because so many members are joining from the middle and upper classes.
The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gang problem

The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gang problem

SURREY, B.C. — At the end of a tranquil cul-de-sac in a pleasant neighbourhood, a tall stucco house overlooks a well-kept lawn and lush flowerbeds.
B.C. families left broken and confused when kids' deaths labelled 'gang-related'

B.C. families left broken and confused when kids' deaths labelled 'gang-related'

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — As Jessica Sherman flips through a photo album documenting the short life of her cousin, Harwin Baringh, she stops at an image of him as a young boy reaching out to the camera.
Federal Liberals launch "Choose Forward" as election campaign slogan

Federal Liberals launch "Choose Forward" as election campaign slogan

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have decided on a slogan they hope will resonate with voters and best represent their political brand as they roll out their campaign for the October election.
Trudeau not expected to meet with Iranian foreign minister on G7 sidelines

Trudeau not expected to meet with Iranian foreign minister on G7 sidelines

BIARRITZ, France — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not expected to meet with a top Iranian official who dropped in to the G7 summit unannounced Sunday, even as other Group of Seven leaders and officials have been sitting down to talk about how to sa

Retired Canadian found slain at his residence in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Mexican officials say a Canadian retiree who once served as an honorary consul in Mexico has been found slain at his residence in the Caribbean resort of Cancun.
Company to remove pro-Maxime Bernier billboards that criticize 'mass immigration'

Company to remove pro-Maxime Bernier billboards that criticize 'mass immigration'

OTTAWA — The owner of billboards currently showcasing ads that seek to promote the People's Party of Canada's controversial stance on immigration reversed course on Sunday, saying the company would take the material down in response to "overwhelming"
Father of suspected B.C. killer seeks access to video taken before son's death

Father of suspected B.C. killer seeks access to video taken before son's death

VANCOUVER — The father of a suspected killer at the centre of a nationwide manhunt is trying to access a video described as his son's "last will and testament," the man's lawyer said Sunday.