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Church compares Christmas story to refugee crisis, preaches tolerance

A church in St. John's is hoping to change people's perception of refugees with a sign that compares the Christmas story to the current Syrian …

What is Bill C-51, and how will it affect the well-being of Canadians? - Canada Q&A

Darren Calabrese/THE CANADIAN PRESS)<p>From Rosemary Ganley, Peterborough, Ont.<p>Rosemary Ganley in Peterborough, Ont. asks: “Please tell us what is the content of Bill C-51, and how will it affect Canadians’ well-being?”<p>Globe Politics has recently explained the bill, its reasoning and its reactions. …

Thousands gather across Canada to protest Bill C-51

Approximately 1,500 people converged on Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square on Saturday to protest the federal government's proposed anti-terror bill, one of 55 rallies planned across the nation on what is being called a "national day of action" against Bill C-51.<p>Signs reading "Bill C-51 is …

Single Mom Fired From Daycare Center For Facebook Post Saying She Hates 'Being Around A Lot Of Kids'

If you needed a reminder about watching what you post on social media, here’s yet another cautionary tale. According to reports this week, a woman in Texas was fired from a daycare center because of an all-too-candid Facebook post.<p>“I start my new job today,” Kaitlyn Walls, a 27-year-old single mom, …

Social Media

Woman Fired for Posting About Her Job on Facebook

Let this be a lesson.<p>After she posted a comment to her friend's Facebook wall, Shanedale Sanders was fired from the Memphis, Tennessee, restaurant she worked for. Though she believes she didn't speak badly of her employer, FOX 13 reports that it was enough of a reason for her to be let go.<p>Sanders's …

Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.<p>People say the silliest things.<p>Sadly, they choose Twitter and Facebook as the microphone for these …

American Airlines

Scientists create human liver from stem cells | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time created a functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood and say their success points to a future where much-needed livers and other transplant organs could be made in a laboratory.<p>While it may take another 10 years before …

Stem Cells

"You're So Well Dressed, for a Straight Guy": The Dilemma of Guerrilla Stereotypes

What do you say when someone offers a compliment which comes with a sting in the tail? Do you take the compliment and ignore the tail -- feeling a little soiled in the process? Do you point out the tail and decry the compliment, thereby offending the complimenter? Neither option seems optimal, so …

African-American News

Jerry Bance, Tory Candidate Caught Peeing In Mug, Dropped From Ballot

A former Conservative candidate who was caught by hidden cameras peeing into a mug on a CBC show three years ago explains a “health situation” is to …

Conservative Party

Justine Sacco Says She "Really Suffered" After Tweeting AIDS Joke

In an upcoming book — So You've Been Publicly Shamed — the disgraced public relations executive gives her first interview since #HasJustineLandedYet.<p>Other than a brief public apology last year, Justine Sacco has never publicly spoken about the tweet that took over the internet, lost her a job, and …

Fabrication

Liberal Ala Buzreba apologizes, steps downs after offensive tweets found

'Go blow your brains out': Calgary Nose Hill candidate's deleted tweets resurface<p>A Liberal candidate apologized unreservedly for posting offensive …