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French Muslims Celebrate New Year by Torching 1,193 Cars

January 1, 2013 By  Comments (42)

The good news is that the French insurance industry is getting a lot of repeat business. The bad news is that 1,193 cars were torched, three police officers and four gendarmes were injured. And 339 arrests were made. But it’s just another way that Islamic traditions are becoming part of France in a great multicultural mix of petrol, fire and ruin. (…)

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Alberta: Immigrant stories

 

Alamgir and his wife Shikha first landed in Brampton, Ontario in 2005, where they stayed with Alamgir’s brother for nearly two years. They chose to move to Edmonton when Alamgir was offered a job in his field.

Newcomer stories

Each Alberta newcomer story is as unique as the person who tells it. Yet they all have one thing in common: people making a new home in a province full of opportunity. What will you experience when you come to Alberta?

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Alex Quang allegedly defrauded dozens across the country

 

Alex Quang

Man allegedly defrauded dozens across the country
CBC News Posted: Dec 28, 2012 8:22 PM ET Last Updated: Dec 28, 2012 8:54 PM ET

People across the country allege they have been scammed by a man who took various amounts of money from them before disappearing.

People from Edmonton to Winnipeg say Alex Quang came into their lives, took money and left.

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Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children at centre of lawsuit with allegations of physical and sexual abuse

 

‘The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children’ is at the centre of a lawsuit and a controversy with allegations of physical and sexual abuse stretching back decades. Three former residents tell their story to CBC’s The Current. (CBC)

 

Two girls work on crafts in the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children, while a caretaker helps them. (Courtesy Nova Scotia Archives)

Abuse Allegations: The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children
WARNING: Parts of the following discussion are graphic and disturbing
CBC News Posted: Nov 7, 2012 2:39 PM AT Last Updated: Nov 12, 2012 6:20 PM AT
‘The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children’ is at the centre of a lawsuit and a controversy with allegations of physical and sexual abuse stretching back decades. Three former residents tell their story to CBC’s The Current. (CBC) Facebook

It is a shelter for young people with a name from the past that can still make you flinch: “The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children” is at the centre of a lawsuit and a controversy with allegations of physical and sexual abuse stretching back decades. The Current hears from three former residents and from the Nova Scotia government minister responsible for the file.

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Mexican coming to Canada to work for Tim Hortons complains about walking to work in the snow and sharing three rooms with five other Mexicans

Who’s looking out for Tim Hortons’ temporary foreign workers?
By Fabiola Carletti and Janet Davison, CBC News Posted: Dec 12, 2012 4:56 AM ET Last Updated: Dec 13, 2012 8:33 AM ET Read 716
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Erik Flores came to Canada full of optimism that his new job at a Tim Hortons franchise near Regina would open doors to a “beautiful life.”

Instead, the 21-year-old from Mexico says he found himself walking to work in the snow and living in a basement with five other Mexican men.

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