The Auditor General’s report notes that drivers who graduate from Ontario’s volunteer driver’s education program have a much higher accident rate than motorists who don’t. Stay out of school, kids!
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said his government will restart the Chalk River nuclear power plant, in spite of a warning from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission that such a move poses an accident risk until needed safety equipment is installed. To minimize the danger, the P.M. has advised the nation that “there will be no accident.”
This much-loved Canadian game show host is resting at home following a minor heart attack. Um, who is Alex Trebek? He’s okay, though, and is expected to be back in the studio when Jeopardy shooting resumes in January.
16-year-old Aqsa Parvez died yesterday, allegedly strangled by her father after an ongoing dispute over her refusal to wear traditional Muslim dress. Even in a year with a bumper crop of tragic murders, the family circumstances around this one make it especially disturbing.
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