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Awaiting the Duterte administration with bated breath

Everyone who has been following Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential run, his winning it and the controversies that followed thereafter because of his quirks, his uncouth manners and his propensity of spewing expletives directed at whoever catches his fancy regardless of who his audience are can’t help but await with bated breath at how his administration is going to perform and where he is taking us. 395 more words

Government

Brexit! Who Can You Really Believe?

As the Brexit poll comes closer each side is hotting up as each accuses the other of telling outright lies. The big problem is who do you really believe? 884 more words

Britain

City: Bars Cannot Forbid Pregnant Women From Entering, Ordering Alcohol

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New guidelines by the Human Rights Commission say pregnant women cannot be kept out of bars, or refused alcoholic beverages in restaurants, just because they are expecting. 233 more words

News

New Brunswick woman says she was denied spa service because of her baby

FREDERICTON – A New Brunswick woman says she was shocked when staff at a local spa said she couldn’t bring her five-month-old son to an appointment, and says… 698 more words

Canada

Lawsuit filed against the province over transgender human rights complaints

REGINA – Instead of focusing on discrimination, a lawyer is using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms as the basis for a lawsuit addressing transgender human-rights complaints. 575 more words

Canada

Christian NHS worker who gave a book to Muslim co-worker loses her appeal

The UK Telegraph reports on the state of religious liberty in the United Kingdom.

Excerpt:

A Christian NHS worker suspended for giving a religious book to a Muslim colleague has lost her appeal against a ruling that the decision to discipline her was lawful.

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Single mother who accused Tim Hortons of refusing to hire her settles out of court

MONTREAL – In August 2012, Jennifer Byrnes walked into a Tim Hortons looking for work.

Much to her surprise, the manager of the Tim Horton on Parc and Sherbrooke streets refused to hire her for an overnight shift because she had two young children. 384 more words

Canada