Meghan Coghlan

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24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

DO ANIMALS HAVE RIGHTS?

Some years ago, a film star named Salman Khan and his friends went hunting for a protected species of deer called Chinkara. He shot the deer’s legs …

Ethics in a Fish Bowl

A strong ethical case exists against putting wild-born captive killer whales on display in glorified swimming pools when these creatures naturally roam vast oceanic expanses.<p>But what about pet fish imprisoned in a tank on a mantelpiece in our homes? Are they claustrophobic victims as well and hence …

Animal Rights Group Makes New Allegations of Animal Abuse at Marineland Canada

The undercover video has sparked an investigation by the regulatory body that governs the treatment of animals in Ontario. Marineland says the video was "knowingly" fabricated.<p>A video produced by a US-based animal rights group alleges animals abuse at the beleaguered Marineland theme park in …

What dual citizens need to know about Bill C-24, the new citizenship law

A controversial provision of Bill C-24 recently came into effect, allowing the government to revoke Canadian citizenship from dual citizens who are …

Bill C-24 is wrong: There is only one kind of Canadian citizen

Canada Day is a time when many of us reflect happily on what it means to be Canadian. This year, the federal government has given us little reason to celebrate after passing legislation that dramatically redefines and substantially weakens what that means.<p>In one respect, Bill C-24 is commendable. …

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Stephen Harper: Abolishing the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

<i>*BREAKING DOWN THE CANADIAN ANTI-TERRORISM ACT: WELCOME TO ORWELL’S OCEANIA</i> <i><br>*OTTAWA FALSE FLAG EVIDENCE 1</i> <i><br>*OTTAWA FALSE FLAG EVIDENCE 2 (SMOKING …

Stephen Harper Failing To Protect Charter Rights, Lawyers Claim

OTTAWA - The Harper government is falling short in its duty as a guardian of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Canadian Bar Association will be …

44 Incredible Shows on Netflix You Should Be Watching

1 /46: 'The Crown'<p>1/46 :'The Crown'<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>If you've ever found yourself obsessed with the royal family, this is the show for you. Two full …

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

This Cute Cat Is A Nurse At A Polish Animal Shelter (Yes, Seriously)

I'm not even a cat person, and this got an "aww" out of me.<p>Rademenes does the important work of providing comfort to animals undergoing medical …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

Asbestos revealed as Canada’s top cause of workplace death

Animal rights protestors send 'deafening' message to Japan to stop Taiji dolphin slaughter

facebookUp to 1,000 furious protesters demanded an end to the dolphin 'slaughter'<p>Up to a thousand furious demonstrators gathered outside the Japanese …

Wildlife Conservation: Scat Used to Identify Tigers and Leopards in Genetic Breakthrough

Indian scientists from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Centre for Wildlife Studies and …

We’re all missing the point in racing debate

AS a nation mourns the two horses that died after yesterday’s brutal Melbourne Cup, it’s worth reflecting on a sad irony this morning.<p>It’s the irony …

Animal rights activists push for industry changes after shock Melbourne Cup death

"We're very distraught by the news that two horses lost their lives," the group's director Ward Young said.<p>Mr Young said 129 horses died on …

Animal rights group exposes the link between human violence and animal abuse

Animal rights group exposes the link between human violence and - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

Amendments give Alabama voters chance to further enshrine rights to hunt, fish and own guns in state constitution

Alabama voters will have the opportunity in a couple of weeks to vote yes or no on strengthening their right to hunt and fish.<p>The proposal, sponsored …

Animal Rights Activists Target Wisconsin's Annual Grey Wolf Hunt | VICE News

Wisconsin's annual wolf hunt begins Wednesday, but hunters won't be the only ones venturing into Wisconsin's northern forests.<p>A group of environmental and animal rights activists are protesting the wolf hunt by trailing hunters and investigating potentially illegal kills. Their aim is to spotlight …

Pa. Animal Rights Bill Dies

Pigeon shoots can live on in Pennsylvania, and cats and dogs can still be eaten in the privacy of your own home.<p>That's the state of affairs now that …

Hunters and animal rights activists are watching a Maine vote about hunting bears

WILTON, Maine — In Maine, a hunter can shoot a bear while it is nose-deep in a barrel of doughnuts, after it has been chased up a tree with dogs or when it is snared in a cable trap — but that could change in days, and hunters and animal rights advocates across the country are watching.<p>Bears are …

NRA-ILA | Mississippi: NRA-ILA and State Legislative Leaders Urge Passage of Amendment 1 on November 4 to Establish a Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife

Friday, May 11, 2018<p>We have recently been reporting on the bizarre anti-gun activism of one of the nation’s larger firearm retailers, Dick’s Sporting …

Mississippi Voted to Amend Its Constitution and Hunters Will Love It

Election Day was a victory for the Republican Party, but it also produced mostly positive results for hunters. Two states strengthened the rights of hunters and one rejected new hunting restrictions.<p>Getty Images<p>In Mississippi, voters amended their state constitution to codify the right to hunt and …

Man's lost dog turns up seven years later, 1,400 miles away, TV station reports | NOLA.com

Seven years after his dog went missing in Denver, Mike Nuanes' shih tzu - Jordan - turned up at an animal shelter in Atlanta, according to KUSA-TV. …