Category Archives: Human Rights and Freedoms

Facebook considers changes to its political ad policy — Quartz

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MARKETPLACE Twins get some ‘mystifying’ results when they put 5 DNA ancestry kits to the test

Marketplace host Charlsie Agro, left, and her identical twin sister, Carly, check out some DNA ancestry results. (CBC) https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/dna-ancestry-kits-twins-marketplace-1.4980976 — Commentary There is lots of people paying for these DNA ancestors kits or giving them as gifts but this proves … Continue reading

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Ontario using new law to suppress suits over negligent government conduct, lawyers say

Ontario using new law to suppress suits over negligent government conduct, lawyers say https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-using-new-legislation-to-shut-down-class-action-suits/ Comments Very dangerous precedence. Instead of dealing with systemic issues in the justice system and elsewhere in government they have removed the ability to sue them … Continue reading

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Jury trials at risk as judge strikes down federal ban on peremptory challenges enacted after Boushie case

JUSTICE WRITER PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 6, 2019 SEAN FINE https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-peremptory-jury-selection/

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The CRTC is holding public consultations about the CBC’s content and news coverage

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press) We often hear from people about the quality of the journalism and reporting produced by the CBC. Many have expressed disappointment or frustrations with how the CBC covers political issues and the presence of bias in … Continue reading

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Does this historic quote sum up what is happening in the US today?

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty When a man unprincipled in private life desperate in his fortune, bold in his temper, possessed of considerable talents, having the advantage of military habits—despotic in his ordinary demeanour—known to have scoffed in private at the … Continue reading

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Alberta terminates election commissioner’s contract amid probe into UCP leadership race

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rural Municipalities of Alberta conference, in Edmonton, Alta, on Nov. 15, 2019. JASON FRANSON/THE CANADIAN PRESS — Alberta UCP government terminates election commissioner’s contract amid probe into UCP leadership race https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/article-alberta-terminates-election-commissioners-contract-amid-probe-into/ Comments It … Continue reading

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