Award-winning Laurentian PhD candidate from Iran says her 'heart goes out' to protesters

Maryam Pourmahdavi, a PhD candidate of Natural Resource Engineering in Engineering Science at Laurentian University, is the recipient of the prestigious Gordon M. Ritcey PhD award. (Supplied) Maryam Pourmahdavi, a PhD candidate of Natural Resource Engineering in Engineering Science at Laurentian University, is the recipient of the prestigious Gordon M. Ritcey PhD award. (Supplied)

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'I am not a criminal': Habs goalie Carey Price speaks against controversial firearms bill

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price has taken a stance against Ottawa's controversial Bill C-21, which would refine the definition of prohibited assault-style firearms -- drawing the ire of Canadian hunters who say the definition would outlaw weapons used within their practice. Meanwhile, the Liberals have repeatedly stated their intention is not to go after hunters but to restrict certain firearms designed for the 'battlefield.'