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Hurricane Irma strands Calgarians on islands

Meghan Potkins, Postmedia Sep 9, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:52 AM ET It was a terrifying night for four Calgarians huddled together in their Turks and Caicos holiday rental as Hurricane Irma made devastating landfall in the Caribbean archipelago. The group were forced to ride out the storm overnight in a kitchen pantry after they…

Grade 9 students get to negotiate their own grades

THE CANADIAN PRESS Sep 5, 2017 , Last Updated: 5:22 PM ET CALEDON, Ont. — A new pilot project at a high school in Ontario will see Grade 9 students negotiating their end-of-semester grades with their teacher, an idea some experts say will help keep the focus on learning. The students, enrolled in four courses…