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Police deserve to march at Pride. The Manchester attack reminded me of that

Police deserve to march at Pride. The Manchester attack reminded me of that

(Jim Davidson)

Shawn Ahmed is a queer, Bangladeshi-Canadian Muslim activist who has been honoured by both the World Economic Forum and the Webby Awards.

The attack in Manchester by suspected suicide bomber Salman Ramadan Abedi may be an ocean away, …

by May 25, 2017 0 comments News
Theresa May to tackle Donald Trump over Manchester bombing evidence

Theresa May to tackle Donald Trump over Manchester bombing evidence

Theresa May will confront Donald Trump over the stream of leaks of crucial intelligence about the Manchester bomb attack when she meets the US president at a Nato summit in Brussels on Thursday.

British officials were infuriated on Wednesday when …

by May 25, 2017 0 comments News
China’s credit rating downgraded amid fears over slowing economy

China’s credit rating downgraded amid fears over slowing economy

China’s credit rating has been downgraded for the first time in more than 30 years over fears that slowing growth and rising debts will weaken the world’s second largest economy.

Moody’s lowered China’s sovereign credit rating by one notch to …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Why Crosby’s concussion should be a wake-up call for the NHL

Why Crosby’s concussion should be a wake-up call for the NHL

Timothy Dewhirst is an associate professor in the department of marketing and consumer studies, College of Business and Economics, at the University of Guelph

The National Hockey League must have been salivating over the playoff series between the Washington Capitals …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
U.N. Survey: 3 Out of 4 Men and over Half of Women in Egypt Support FGM

U.N. Survey: 3 Out of 4 Men and over Half of Women in Egypt Support FGM

Photo/Amr Nabil

A new United Nations survey of male attitudes toward “gender equality” finds precious little appetite for it across the Middle East.

“Male attitudes towards the role of women in the workplace and at home, and of their participation …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Supreme Court to hear ‘polarizing’ border-beer case

Supreme Court to hear ‘polarizing’ border-beer case

Beer is on display inside a store in Drummondville, Que., on July 23, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a Crown appeal of a New Brunswick ruling overturning a ban on bringing …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Kevin White’s progress a mystery as Bears begin OTAs

Kevin White’s progress a mystery as Bears begin OTAs

Photos of the Bears wide receiver Kevin White, the No. 7 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft.

The Bears are diving deeper into their offseason program at Halas Hall, in their first week of organized team activities at Halas …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Philippine president’s swagger recedes in the face of a powerful China

Philippine president’s swagger recedes in the face of a powerful China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for photographers before their meeting, held on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on May 15, 2017. (Etienne Oliveau / Associated Press)

When he was …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
House OKs Republican health care bill

House OKs Republican health care bill

HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay News) — With one vote to spare, Republicans took the first steps Thursday in their longstanding battle to repeal and replace Obamacare.

The razor-thin 217-213 vote margin in the House of Representatives means the fight over the …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Penn State fraternity, 18 students charged in connection with pledge’s death

Penn State fraternity, 18 students charged in connection with pledge’s death

Eighteen Pennsylvania State University students and a fraternity at the school are facing charges in connection with the death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Timothy Piazza, who died after falling down stairs at the frat house during a pledge ceremony, …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News