Lockdowns can last for three or four days at a time. Inmates are confined two to a cell, a practice called "segregation squared"
Anita Krajnc will appear in court this week to answer to charges of criminal mischief for giving water to pigs being transported to an Ontario slaughterhouse.
As it turns out, the use of animals at university labs across the country is more prevalent than most students or Canadians probably realize.
Vaccines that use cancer cells to treat existing cancer patients are in the works, and are showing promise in clinical trials.
Dzhokar Tsarnaev's apparent regret also had many wondering whether terrorists anywhere in the world are capable of feeling guilty for their acts.
United Airlines dealt with passengers who were angry that their flight crew got nicer accommodations than they did after an emergency stop. But there's a good reason why that happened.
Denise Georgian has been a 911 ambulance communications officer in Hamilton, Ontario, for 28 years, but she still remembers the first call in which she heard, she says, “someone’s love and torment through the phone.”
it’s a smiling, palm-sized fish, cute enough to be a family pet. The reusable ingots leach small amounts of iron into the water, which can then be cooled and consumed for drinking or used in a soup. Using the fish daily —it needs to submersed in boiling water for 10 minutes— will supply 75% percent of the iron an adult needs in a day.
Lucia Jang grew up in the Great Leader’s dictatorship during the 1970s and ‘80s, living through the famine of the ‘90s, surviving an abusive husband who sells her first child, risking her life to trade goods between China and North Korea, escaping imprisonment and eventually crossing the Tumen river with a new son, a one-month old baby, in a plastic bag tied to her back
A woman says that on her recent trip to Cuba, Sunwing Vacations was negligent with her wheelchair, and she is now bedridden after her wheelchair got lost.
We believe Air Canada is leaving a lot of loonies on the table. Passengers might be happier to see many other types of behaviour banned and regulated by fees instead of, or in addition to, carry-on over-stowers
It’s safe to say that cultural attitudes about animals have evolved substantially over the past century, and especially in the last few decades. Despite this, the section of the Canadian Criminal Code that addresses cruelty to animals remains largely unchanged since 1892.
Everyone has their own version of the scenario stored away in the mind’s eye, an image of where you are, who you’re with, and what you’re doing when you win the jackpot of your dreams. But let’s say the moment actually materializes, and you win the lottery. What comes next?
Ask the Torontonians most affected by it to define “carding” and they’ll tell you it’s a new name for a decades-old problem: random police checks that target young African-Canadian men.
When the destination on your itinerary becomes a no-go zone, it’s usually unclear what options even exist. There is no single set of guidelines about the way companies must handle prepaid trips or how airlines will decide when to refund tickets. There are only rules of thumb.