Bill to mandate sexual-assault law training for judges passes House of Commons

Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian PressMon Nov 23 2020 OTTAWA — A long-awaited bill that would require judges to commit to take training in sexual assault law has passed unanimously in the House of Commons. The proposed legislation originated as a private member’s bill from former interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose, which the Liberal government supported. […]

Covid deaths mount in France and the Czech Republic as lockdowns fail

Ryan McMaken, Mises InstFri Nov 20 2020 Lockdowns are back on in Europe and are making a quick comeback in the US as well. Spain, the UK, Belgium, and France are back in full lockdown mode, although a multitude of restrictions on movement within each country remained in place even when full lockdowns were ended […]

New research adds evidence that weed killer glyphosate disrupts hormones

By Carey Gillam, Us Right To KnowNov 13 2020 *please use article inline, to include all relevant links.New research is adding worrisome evidence to concerns that the widely used weedkilling chemical glyphosate may have the potential to interfere with human hormones. In a paper published in the journal Chemosphere titled Glyphosate and the key characteristics […]

Criticism greet opening of Liberals revamped commercial rent-relief program

By Jordan Press and Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian PressNov 23 2020, 14:12:37 OTTAWA — The federal government’s latest lifeline to cash-strapped businesses landed with a swirl of anxiety as companies face an uncertain future that the country’s finance minister summed up in three words: “Winter is coming.” The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy replaces an […]