Proposed prostitution law will have 'devastating' impact on safety of sex workers says critic
As soon as Canada's Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced a new proposed prostitution law, it was immediately criticized as a disaster by critics who say the government will put sex workers into more dangerous situations than ever.
On Wednesday (June 4) Minister MacKay announced that the government's new legislation would target customers of sex workers and pimps, and ...
One in four Canadians is obese and many of them are trying to lose weight, but scientific research indicates that if they do lose weight it is extremely difficult for them to keep it off. “Actually, the data is pretty darn grim unfortunately,” says Timothy Caulfield a professor of law and public health at the ...
Canada's Information Commissioner concerned by 'fragility' of access to info system
"Access to information is a fundamental pillar of a functioning democracy," says Canada's Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault in her latest annual report, and adds she feels the system is in a fragile state: “I continue to have serious concerns about the health of the system, and the resulting harm to Canadians’ right of access.”
The iconic Fairmont Royal York hotel in downtown Toronto is opening new facilities for solitary bee guests on its rooftop. The hotel already has six hives for honeybees which produce over 800 pounds of award-winning honey each year that are used in the hotel’s kitchens and in its local micro-brewed beer called “Royal Stinger.”
Televised leaders' debate before election in province of Ontario, no clear winner
With only nine days to go to election day in Canada's most populous province of Ontario, the leaders of the province's main political parties faced off in a live televised debate Tuesday night (June 3).
Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne had called the election at the beginning of May after the social democratic NDP leader Andrea Horvath said she could ...