Adnan Mohamed

  • Schools turn to smart phone apps in bid to identify bullies and help victims

    Try explaining to a student that an app will save them from bullying. Schools are now turning to anti-bullying apps to try to control online harassment, as issues such as the Rehtaeh Parsons and Amanda Todd cases caused the teenage … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

  • The cost of fame: Study shows celebrities, athletes live shorter lives

    Living a lifestyle of the rich and famous could cost you a few years of your life. According to a study in the QJM Journal of Medicine, which investigated the links between occupational factors and mortality rates, athletes and performers … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

  • Imam’s gay comments slammed after talk at Edmonton school

    An imam’s fiery comments on homosexuality are stirring up a political storm in Edmonton. In a video posted online, Sheikh Mustafa Khattab of Al Rashid Mosque talks to Junior High Students at the Edmonton Islamic Academy. Filmed last fall, it … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

  • Ontario school board wants Facebook to remove anonymous ‘confessions’ page

    Be careful what you post. CBC reports that Lakehead District Public School Board wants Facebook to take down an anonymous confession page used by its students. These kinds of pages urge members to message their confessions to the page’s inbox, … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

  • Grandparent scam on the rise, crooks now coming to victims’ homes to get cash

    Be on the lookout for unfamiliar long lost grandchildren, folks. The so-called “grandparent scam” is a growing form of fraud, especially in Canada. In an alert on the RBC web site, it is explained as follows: “Traditionally, fraudsters contact potential … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

  • New grads squeezed between soft job market and rising tuition fees

    It seems now is not a good time to be looking for a job in Canada. CBC reports that 54,500 jobs were lost in the month of March alone. That’s pretty daunting to hear when you are a newly-graduated student … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>