Human rights groups call on Canada to end coerced sterilization of indigenous women

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Amnesty International said it will lobby UN committee to pressure government as at least 60 women join class action lawsuit ‘The issue of forced sterilization of vulnerable people, including indigenous women, is a very serious violation of human rights,’ said Jane Philpott, minister Läs mer…

Canada: how a dying man’s wish that his tattoos outlive him came true

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Chris Wenzel hoped his children could appreciate the intricate designs that adorned his body after his death. An Ohio-based company made it happen ‘He had such a passion for tattoos’, Chris Wenzel’s wife said. Photograph: Chris Wenzel It was a dying Canadian man’s Läs mer…

The world's greatest rat catcher? Behind one man's 50-year crusade

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Phil Merrill’s skills are in global demand after he helped make Alberta, Canada, one of the world’s only rat-free jurisdictions Many Albertans have never actually seen a rat. Photograph: blickwinkel / Alamy/Alamy From his base in rural Alberta, Phil Merrill has fielded phone Läs mer…

Blow for IOC as Calgary set to be latest city to stop bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Winter Olympics Referendum looks likely to oppose bid for Games Only two cities have officially declared for hosting rights Calgary hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988 but doesn’t look set to repeat the process. Photograph: Jonathan Utz/AFP/Getty Images Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Läs mer…

Canada registers sixfold increase in US citizens seeking asylum in 2017

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Migration Americans were the third largest group seeking asylum, spurred by fears they would be deported by the Trump administration A Somalian family is helped into Canada by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers in February 2017. During that year, some 2,550 US citizens applied Läs mer…

Pressure grows on Zuckerberg to attend Facebook committee hearing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Australia, Argentina and Ireland join UK and Canada in urging Facebook CEO to give evidence to parliaments Mark Zuckerberg has declined repeated invitations to give evidence in person to a joint hearing on online disinformation. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters Parliamentary committees from five countries Läs mer…

UK and Canada unite to demand Mark Zuckerberg answers questions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mark Zuckerberg Joint hearing will try to force Facebook chief to appear over Cambridge Analytica scandal The UK and Canadian parliaments hope to pressure Zuckerberg to answer their questions. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters The UK and Canadian parliaments are joining forces in an attempt to Läs mer…