A new study of the traffic stops made by Ottawa police officers is, the authors caution, about “the relationship between race, sex, age, and traffic stops in Ottawa. 420 more words
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So, two years later, $400,000 later, 120,617 traffic stops later, three PhD investigators later, we still don’t know.
Do the Ottawa police use racial profiling in deciding who to pull over? 754 more words
Lady Justice is often depicted wearing a blindfold. It represents objectivity, in that justice is – or should be – meted out objectively, without fear or favour, regardless of wealth, power or identity. 661 more words
This article contains discussion of the nature of rape and sexual consent, in enough detail that it could be upsetting to some.
In 2012 Ched Evans – a leading star for third tier English football team Sheffield United – was convicted of rape, and served two years in jail. 1,027 more words
University students are increasingly swapping food for alcohol in a frightening and dangerous trend dubbed “drunkorexia,” which is on the rise around the world. The practice, which involves either eschewing food before a night of binge drinking or getting in a vigorous workout beforehand, is meant to curb weight gain brought on by drinking and help people get drunk faster. 412 more words
Alberta is crawling with government-appointed advisory panels. Be careful stepping into bike lanes. You could get run over by Tzeporah Berman.
The NDP has created 11 committees, review panels and task forces since winning office in May 2015. 673 more words