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Wynne slams men-only classes in Saudi Arabia

TORONTO—Premier Kathleen Wynne says it is unacceptable to her that two Ontario colleges are operating campuses in Saudi Arabia that don’t admit women students.

Niagara College and Ottawa-based Algonquin College have been operating men-only campuses for a couple of years in two cities in Saudi Arabia, where Sharia law forbids the education of women and men in the same classes.

Terror victim’s husband hangs up on Trudeau

MONTREAL—The husband of one of the Quebecers killed in the Burkina Faso terrorist attack says hanging up on Justin Trudeau “felt good” after the prime minister called him earlier this week.

Yves Richard told Montreal radio station 98.5 FM yesterday he was frustrated in the hours after last week’s tragedy with what he called Global Affairs Canada’s lack of tact and empathy.

Feds may cover all Syrian refugee flights

SAINT ANDREWS, N.B.—The federal government may consider forgiving the flight costs for Syrian refugees who came to Canada before the Liberals came to power, the federal immigration minister said today.

Until Nov. 4, all refugees arriving under the government’s resettlement programs were required to cover their own airfare—a long-standing policy dating back decades.