Although the Canadian health care system covers all essential medical services for residents, medication and prescriptions are not covered by this plan.
Whether it’s classifying revenge porn as sexual assault, or initiating an overhaul in how our police services deal with sexual cybercrimes, it’s clear that something has to change.
Closed, cautious, protectionist societies can only stand still for so long until the currents of time will sweep them off their feet.
Are dumb phones the way of the future? Probably not. Will they ultimately replace your far-more-capable smartphone? Also not likely. But that doesn’t mean they can’t play a useful role in your life, at least for a while.
Regardless of la Rotonde's intentions, this cartoon is discriminatory. It harkens back to an era of minstrel shows and blackface, when people of colour were mocked and degraded.
In general, motions in Canada are largely symbolic. For example, in 2015 Parliament unanimously passed a motion to make combating anti-Semitism a priority in Canada’s domestic and international activities. So why all the fuss about a motion for similar action against Islamophobia?
In a time where personal genetic technology is advancing, and companies like 23andMe are offering such services to the public, it’s imperative that Canadians have legislation to protect them against the misuse of this technology.