Dallas Kasto and Riley Thompson work on building guitars as past of a project at Ecole Arthur Meighen School on March 3. The guitar class students received kits through the middle years experiential learning grant and spent two days making their guitars, which they get to keep. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

Learning to make music

Students in the guitar class at Ecole Arthur Meighen School are not only learning to make music by playing, but also by building.

Deanna Henry and Lee Ann Carmichael from the Portage Justice Committee accept a donation of $5,800 from Matthew Newham, president of Portage Plains United Way, on Feb. 27. The donation was made from the United Way's Community Response Fund. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

Justice Committee gets some help

The Portage Justice Committee was made very happy after receiving a donation from the Portage Plains United Way community response fund on Feb. 27.

Runners continue to run towards the finish line of the Boston Marathon as an explosion erupts near the finish line of the race in this photo exclusively licensed to Reuters by photographer Dan Lampariello after he took the photo in Boston, Mass., in this April 15, 2013 file photo. (REUTERS/Dan Lampariello)

Boston set to remember bloody week

Boston will relive some of its worst memories on Wednesday when federal prosecutors begin laying out their case against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces that the government will introduce legislation to give criminals life sentences with no parole for serious crimes such as murder, sexual assault, kidnapping, and terrorism, in Toronto, March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Life will mean life

In a few weeks the Conservatives are going to table a bill to make a life sentence be what it actually sounds like.

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