Black rights activist Viola Desmond will be the first Canadian woman to be featured on the country’s $10 bill. Often referred to as “Canada’s Rosa Parks,” (though her historic act of defiance occurred nine years before Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus), Desmond was jailed for sitting in the “whites only” section of a Nova Scotia film house.
A 17-year-old boy is accused of plotting an attack on Oakwood Collegiate Institute in Toronto on the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre.
Two men pulled a female driver out of her vehicle and beat her with hockey sticks in front of her child. Calgary police called this incident of male violence “a bizarre road rage incident.”
Sofia Vergara is being sued by two frozen embryos she conceived with her ex-partner, Nick Loeb, who already tried once to sue for the embryos’ custody. Loeb’s legal team claims the embryos are being deprived of their inheritance from a trust by not being born.