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Be Worried About the Future of Free Expression

"Ads That Perpetuate Gender Stereotypes Will Be Banned in U.K., but Not in the Good Ol' USA!" reads a recent headline on the website <i>Jezebel</i>. Yay to …

Los Angeles

The Government Shouldn't Force Pro-Life Doctors To Promote Abortion, And A Federal Judge Agrees

The Alliance Defending Freedom is a public interest law firm that fights to maintain religious liberty, free speech, and the right of people to freely live out their faith. The group was recently branded a “hate-group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which seems to think that disagreement with …

Doctors and other professionals push back against proposed tax reforms aimed at high earners

Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposal to restrict the use of private corporations as a tax-saving vehicle will hit many professionals hard, but …

Ontario launches health wait times website so that patients can compare hospitals

Ontarians can now use a new online tool to see wait times for certain surgeries and compare them at hospitals across the province.<p>Health Minister …

Universities are training cleaning and catering staff to monitor students at risk from extremism, report finds

Cleaners and catering staff are being trained by universities to eavesdrop on students at risk of being radicalised by terrorists, it has emerged.<p>In a bid to prevent students from falling prey to extremists, several universities are broadening their training to include staff who they believe will …

NHS illegally handed Google firm 1.6m patient records, UK data watchdog finds

The NHS illegally handed Google the data of more than one and a half million people, the UK's data watchdog has found.<p>The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust in London "failed" to comply with data protection rules when it gave 1.6 million patient records to Google-owned artificial intelligence company …

Canada's Senate Just Passed a Landmark Transgender Rights Bill

Canada’s parliament passed a landmark measure Thursday to protect transgender and non-binary citizens from discrimination, drawing praise from rights …

Canada

The lessons from Canada’s attempts to curb its house-price boom

IN MATTERS of finance, if not climate, Canada is usually temperate. It was barely moved by the economic storms that blew the roof off America and …

Canadian Real Estate

Netflix tax? Trudeau says no to MPs' proposed broadband internet levy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has flatly rejected a controversial recommendation from a parliamentary committee calling for a five per cent tax on …

Canada