Legislation

Blackout sends a warning

On Wednesday a number of popular websites, including Wikipedia and Reddit, were blacked out. It was a decision made in protest of proposed U.S. legislation that could hinder free and open Internet access.Continue...

Montreal’s breed specific legislation is bad for dogs and bad for humans

In Montreal, there is an ongoing will-they-won’t-they drama playing out concerning the city’s controversial decision to enact breed-specific legislation (BSL).Continue...

Province mandates Ontario campuses to adopt sexual assault policies

Just four days after Queen’s approved its sexual assault policy, the Ontario government passed new sexual violence legislation mandating that all Ontario college and universities create separate sexual assault policies.Continue...

Senator's comment distracts from issue

Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu stirred up controversy when he said that prisoners convicted of murder should be given the tools to commit suicide.Continue...

Eyes open

Recent research from the University of Maryland points to growing numbers of pedestrians injured or killed while wearing headphones. According to the findings, published on Jan. 17 in Injury Prevention, the danger lies in two phenomena.Continue...