Trudeau to move ahead with pipeline expansion; New rules unveiled for seclusion rooms
Trudeau says Cabinet will be gender balanced
After being shut out on the Prairies Justin Trudeau promises to work with the governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta. The PM says he will move forward with the Trans-Mountain pipeline expansion despite opposition from environmentalists. Trudeau also said he clearly had to do more to earn the trust of people in the two provinces.
Rules will be in place November 1st
The province is introducing new standards for the use of seclusion rooms and restraints in the classroom. The changes will take effect on November 1st. The rooms can only be used as a last resort when all other options like time outs have been exhausted and parents must be called immediately.
Social media jumps on border wall in…Colorado
U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion he is building part of his famed border wall in Colorado is raising eyebrows. Of course the state is nowhere near the Mexican border but Trump included it in a list of States where the wall is being built. Trump tweeted early this morning that he was just “kidding”.
Zuckerberg grilled in Congress
If Facebook had an unlike button, members of the U.S. Congress may have used it. Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg was in Washington pushing a digital currency called Libra meant to help people around the world without bank accounts. But lawmakers instead took aim at misleading political ads on the platform and said the new plan was risky and could be used for illegal activity.