The far-right group the Proud Boys and its founder, Gavin McInnes, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram because of policies against hate groups. The move follows the arrest of several people after Proud Boy members clashed with anti-fascist protesters in Manhattan on Oct. 12, following a speech by McInnes. McInnes
Loblaws is recalling chicken fries sold in $10 bags due to possible salmonella contamination that may have caused four people to become ill. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should not eat the recalled chicken sold in 1.8-kilogram bags across Canada with the UPC code 0 60249 01411 4 and dated
It’s a common misconception that girls have less aptitude in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math). But new research shows the gender differences in academic grades don’t fit the perceived patterns. You may remember 1992’s Teen Talk Barbie declaring that “Math class is tough.” It was denounced for stereotyping
More than half a million prescriptions drugs are stolen from pharmacies each year, with the majority being highly addictive opioid painkillers that end up on the street, according to an analysis of Health Canada data by CBC News. The analysis found that overall, 1.8 million doses of controlled drugs were reported missing
Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is facing renewed criticism over his handling of harassment and bullying inside the RCMP, in the wake of a new $1.1-billion class action lawsuit launched against the force. “He’s been the public safety minister [for years] and quite frankly done nothing,” says Darryl Davies,
The Trump administration’s crackdown on asylum seekers has renewed calls by critics to scrap or suspend the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA); arguing that the U.S. is no longer a hospitable destination for refugee claimants. But that raises the question about whether more asylum seekers would then come into Canada.