Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fifteenth NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fifteenth NewsWatch-

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An Ontario man is recounting his family's harrowing experience during the deadly terror attack in Barcelona.

Allan Gray says he and his family were in a restaurant on Las Ramblas when a van plowed through pedestrians on the busy strip.

He says they hid for five hours, and when he looked out he saw motionless bodies on the street.

Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the attack, and Spanish authorities say Canada is among 34 countries whose citizens were affected. (15)


(CNE-Security) (Audio: 96)

The Canadian National Exhibition is trying to reassure visitors the event is safe, in the wake of a deadly terror attack in Barcelona.

The Toronto event's C-E-O says the multi-day fair enhanced its security plan over the past year, following attacks in London and Paris.

Virginia Ludy says areas around the C-N-E grounds have been modified to prevent vehicle attacks like the one that killed 13 people in Spain yesterday. (15)



Quebec's premier is expressing worry that things will get out of hand this weekend, with duelling rallies pitting right-wing groups against anti-fascists.

Philippe Couillard says -- quote -- "all forms of extremism feed off one another, so we have to be very careful."

The right-wing group La Meute is holding a rally in Quebec City to protest the flow of asylum seekers from the U-S.

Meanwhile the group Montreal Antifasciste is organizing a counterprotest and calling on like-minded groups to head to the provincial capital. (15)


(Trump-Bannon) (Audio: 89)

Steve Bannon has been pushed out as U-S President Donald Trump's chief strategist, capping a turbulent seven months at the White House. …

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