Canada

Greyhound bus driver publicly shamed for toying with phone

On June 5 a Greyhound passenger in the Canadian province of Alberta posted a video on YouTube showing his Greyhound bus driver toying with a mobile phone while cruising down a stretch of road. The ensuing reaction was vast and varied. While many viewers posted comments describing their horror at the driver’s reckless conduct, some were equally shocked by the video’s existence, questioning whether the use of social media to broadcast a complaint, albeit a serious one, was an appropriate reaction. Read more...
 

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‘SlutWalk’ goes global after policeman’s rape insult

 
When a Toronto police officer made the off-the-cuff remark that women shouldn’t ‘dress like sluts’ to avoid being sexually victimised, he probably didn’t expect the worldwide wave of indignation his comment would unleash. From Canada to Australia, an international series of marches known as “SlutWalks” are being organised by women protesting for the right to wear what they like and behave how they choose without facing sexual harassment. Read more…
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Brutal policeman captured on amateur tape

A Canadian policeman is under investigation after amateur footage emerged showing him kicking and kneeing arrestees.

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Should teachers be sacked for class lap dance?

Two Canadian teachers who performed a lap dance in front of pupils in Winnipeg have been suspended after a camera phone video of the act was posted on YouTube. Read more and see the clip...

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Driving into the eye of a tornado

A violent tornado touched down in the Canadian province of Ontario, Canada on Thursday. Several more twisters ensued, leaving nothing in their path. Here are a few amateur videos of the event...

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A mother’s dilemma

In the early stages of her pregnancy, Canadian blogger Myah Walker was confronted with a mother's worst nightmare. Doctors told her that the baby had only a partially formed brain, and would likely die before birth or shortly afterwards; a condition called anencephaly. She refused abortion. And despite the odds, her baby is still alive two months after she was born. Read more...

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'There’s probably no God'

The campaign urging passersby to "stop worrying" and "enjoy (their) life" instead will appear on ten Montreal buses until March 10 and head to Toronto as well. Read more...

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