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A health worker demonstrates in Barcelona

A health worker is seen through a sign, as she demonstrates with her co-workers to get back the 5 percent of the salary that was cut ten years ago in front of Vall d’Hebron Hospital, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Barcelona, Spain, May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Children’s photos online may be misused, warns author

It can be irresistible to post a cute video or photo of a child on social media, but experts warn that photos can go viral or be exploited by others and never be deleted. “You need to be aware that »

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Police and panhandler photo a hit on social media

A passerby was so impressed to see a Canadian police officer sitting on a sidewalk with a panhandler that he snapped a photo and posted it on social media. Canada may be a wealthy country but it has its share »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Montreal to exhibit winners of world photo contest

A night time photo of a refugee and child seeking to cross a barb wire fence into Hungary is the winner of the 2015 World Press Photo of the Year. It was taken by independent Australian photographer Warren Richardson, now »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Canada’s policy failed Syrian boys:refugee advocate

A prominent refugee advocate says the Syrian boy pictured in photo now gone viral “could be alive today, if Canada had responded more appropriately to the Syrian refugee crisis.” Aylan Kurdi, 3, and his brother Galip, 5, died with their mother »

Arts & Entertainment

Montreal’s ‘Mois de la photo’ biennale focuses on photography itself

Like biennales in other visual arts, Montreal’s ‘Mois de la photo’ has a curatorial approach. In this case the focus is on photography itself, and allows a curator the chance to explore through such themes such as this year’s “DRONE: »

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 »