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Calgary's bloody year taking toll on homicide investigators

Summer was certainly no vacation for Calgary’s homicide investigators.

Faced with a mountain of new files — 18 of the city’s 27 homicides were committed since June 2 — keeping up professionally and personally has been a challenge for Calgary police. 1,009 more words

Calgary

Editorial: The city should audit Ottawa 2017 spending

Well, well, the city won’t be auditing how it spent its money on Ottawa 2017. Not yet, anyhow.

That was the decision Thursday, when the audit committee took a look at the “what should we audit” list drawn up by the municipal auditor general. 418 more words

Editorials

Backhanded Victim Blame and the Current Drugging Scare: excerpts

In the book, Drink Spiking and Predatory Drugging: A Modern History, I make the argument that exaggeration of the date rape drugs threat (among students, particularly, but not limited to them) has a pernicious effect on voluntarily intoxicated victims of violence and exploitation. 636 more words

Miami teens' invention identifies date rape drugs

Thanks to three enterprising Miami teens, a major step has been made in addressing the problem of date rape.

According to the USA Today, 17-year-old Susana Capello and business partners from her entrepreneurial class at Gulliver Prep School in Miami, Florida, Victoria Roca and Carolina Baigorri teamed up to create… 228 more words

USA Today

Love Spells

Following on from Monday’s love potions post, which rhymes and chants were used for casting romance spells?  And does any method guarantee success?  A few clues exits in the rare books of magic and the ‘voluntary’ confessions extracted during various witch trials. 727 more words

The Craft