Saturday, December 15, 2018

Maple Leaf chicken breast strips recalled after reported illnesses

Maple Leaf Foods is recalling some of its chicken breast strips across Canada due to contamination concerns. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says they may...

More than half of adult women in Canada have experienced ‘unwanted sexual pressure,’ online...

More than half of adult women in Canada, or 53 per cent, have experienced "unwanted sexual pressure" and more than one in 10 Canadians —...

In wake of Harvey Weinstein scandal, sexual harassment survey hopes women feel ‘empowered’ to...

The online survey on sexual harassment was intentionally conducted in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal with hopes that women would...

Canadian This Is Us viewers hear Kevin Spacey reference scrubbed in U.S.

A passing mention of Kevin Spacey was scrubbed from Tuesday night's U.S. broadcast of This Is Us but the edited version of...

How power differentials can make LGBT actors vulnerable to sexual harassment, assault

The power differentials that exist in Hollywood make many people in the entertainment industry vulnerable to sexual harassment, assault or advances —...

Ontario midwives urge government to allow them to perform abortions

The association representing more than 800 midwives in Ontario says there is a "burgeoning interest" in allowing them to offer abortion services. The idea was...

How historians helped recreate ancient Egypt in Assassin’s Creed: Origins

An Egyptologist explains how she studied things as large as civilizations and as small as grains of sand to make sure Ubisoft's...

Ballet Victoria cuts ties with former Royal Winnipeg Ballet instructor Bruce Monk

A B.C. ballet company says it has cut ties with a former Winnipeg instructor who was fired in 2015 for allegedly taking...

NPR news chief resigns after harassment report

Michael Oreskes was ousted Wednesday as National Public Radio's news chief following accusations by two women that he suddenly kissed them while...

Brett Ratner, Dustin Hoffman the latest to be accused of sexual harassment, misconduct

Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis has ensnared prominent film director and producer Brett Ratner, accused by six women in a Los Angeles...