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A woman and her baby wait for a bus on their way home to Uttar Pradesh

A woman and her baby wait for a bus to take them to a railway station to board a train to their home state of Uttar Pradesh, after a limited reopening of India’s giant rail network following a nearly seven-week lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad in the outskirts of New Delhi, India, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Environment & Animal Life

The too popular COVID fox family of Toronto

 With the emergency health restrictions in place in Canada’s largest city, things on the usually heavily frequented “Beaches” area of Toronto became far less busy and ‘quieter’. For a pregnant fox, a spot under the boardwalk by the city’s east-end »

International

Japan: Canadian father sues firm for paternity leave harassment

Although it is perfectly legal, taking paternity leave could harm your career in Japan. A Canadian father has had this experience and is appearing Wednesday in a Tokyo court to continue his legal action against his former employer. Glen Wood, »

Health

C-sections: doctors affirm a woman’s right to choose

Pregnant women who ask to deliver their babies by caesarian section should be informed of all the risks and benefits, but ultimately should be free to make their own decisions, says the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. More »

Society

Mother stabbed, baby born but later dies

Police have arrested the partner of a pregnant woman who was stabbed repeatedly early Monday in Montreal. The woman is expected to survive but her baby was delivered by C-section and subsequently died. Besides facing charges in the attack on »

Society

Baby present during alleged drug deal

As if Canada’s drug problem was not bad enough, today came news that a baby was in a car with two people who were allegedly making a drug deal. Police told Canadian Press officers were conducting an ongoing investigation in »