Amendment a blow to transgender equality

February 26, 2015 News Desk 0

A bill designed to include gender identity in the Canadian Human Rights Act has received a major setback. Conservative Senator Donald Plett proposed on Feb. 27 an amendment to Bill C-279 to exclude federal “sex-specific” […]

Egypt and Qatar relations strained

February 19, 2015 News Desk 0

Qatar has recalled its ambassador to Egypt following a row over Cairo’s air strikes on ISIS targets in Libya. Egypt bombed ISIS strongholds in the Libyan city of Derna, just hours after the militant group […]

Measles cases double over long weekend

February 19, 2015 News Desk 0

As the number of measles cases in Ontario doubled over the Family Day long weekend, Ottawa Public Health officials announced that they have not monitored immunization records at local schools for the last two years. […]

Junos to showcase Canadian star power

February 19, 2015 News Desk 0

With numerous performers already announced including, Lights, deadmau5, Alanis Morissette and the Sam Roberts Band, the Juno Awards of 2015 will connect with music fans of all ages. On Mar. 15, the Juno Awards will be […]

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