Kamloops woman who killed baby before writing university exam sentenced
A mother who drowned her newborn son in a sink before leaving her home to write a university exam will not spend time behind bars, though a judge described her actions as "abhorrent." Courtney Saul was sentenced to two years' probation in provincial ...
B.C. woman kills baby before writing university exam and stuffing body in boxGlobalnews.ca

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1 in 7 PEI students excluded from writing PISA test
P.E.I.'s exemption rate of 14.3 per cent, or one out of every seven eligible students, was the highest in Canada, and higher than the exclusion rate in any of the countries tested. The United Kingdom had the highest national rate of excluding students ...

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Margaret Atwood and Yann Martel among writers calling for investigation into dismissal of Steven Galloway ? but critics say move could 'silence' abuse victims.
How the Steven Galloway affair became a CanLit class warMacleans.ca
Author Steven Galloway admits to affair but says UBC probe cleared ...Vancouver Sun
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