Highlights / controversy

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Another historic Canadian figure under fire

He founded Halifax, but put a bounty on aboriginals. Edward Cornwallis, once an honoured figure in Canada’s history, has fallen into disrepute recently. Honoured for the creation of one of Canada’s major cities, which in turn led to the development» 

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Criticism plagues council regulating immigration consultants

Canada has about 3,700 registered immigration consultants and there is criticism about the council that was created to oversee them, reports CBC news. The Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council was created just over five years ago by the Canadian» 

Economy, International, Society

Luxury home sales likely to spark controversy

Sales of luxury homes have declined in July and August in the western city of Vancouver while they have gone up in Toronto, according to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. The news will likely add to the growing controversy over real» 

Society

Store apologizes for not printing breastfeeding photo

Wal-Mart has apologized for refusing a man who asked the store to print a photo of his wife nursing their baby. He wanted to frame the picture and give it to his wife, Kayla Andre for Mother’s Day. Controversies over breastfeeding pop»