Regina councilor’s comment on homelessness sparks frustration among Indigenous community leaders

On June 15, 2022, Terina Shaw, councilor for Ward 7 in Regina, asked if some Indigenous people choose to be homeless during a city council meeting. “I heard this one from an aboriginal person. She talked about people with an indigenous culture who don’t want to have a home,” Shaw said at the meeting. “Can … Read more

Cuban court sentences two dissident artists to prison terms | Protests News

Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and Maykel Castillo receive five- and nine-year terms respectively, the Cuban prosecutor said. A Cuban court has sentenced two dissident artists to nine and five years in prison, the government said, in a high-profile case that rights groups have called a “sham” that violates freedom of expression. The activists, Luis Manuel … Read more

Apple responds to Roe v. wade

An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, the United States, October 28, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple employees can use their company benefits to travel out of state to receive medical treatment, the company confirmed Friday. The benefit has been available to employees for more than … Read more

UK Prime Minister condemns US decision on abortion

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the decision to remove the constitutional right to abortion in the United States as a “big step backwards”. The United States Supreme Court has ended constitutional abortion protections that had been in place for nearly 50 years by deciding to overturn the landmark Roe v Wade decision. This is … Read more

Apple responds to Roe v. wade

An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, the United States, October 28, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple employees can use their company benefits to travel out of state to receive medical treatment, the company confirmed Friday. The benefit has been available to employees for more than … Read more

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade and end federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision on Friday, overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the constitutional right to abortion in the United States in 1973. The controversial but expected court ruling gives each state the power to set its own abortion laws without worrying about going against Roe, who had allowed … Read more

Tycoon named Sri Lanka’s investment minister

Sri Lanka’s president has appointed tycoon Dhammika Perera as investment promotion minister, his office says in a statement, as the crisis-hit country struggles to find foreign currency to import food, fuel and medication. A major Sri Lankan investor with stakes in dozens of companies, Perera replaced the president’s brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa in parliament earlier this … Read more

Elizabeth Warren condemns Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren condemned the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24. In a video posted by her Facebook page, Elizabeth Warren criticized the Supreme Court’s “partisan agenda”. “The Supreme Court is pushing goals that contradict the Constitution and the fundamental rights of the American people,” Warren said. Credit: Elizabeth … Read more

Elizabeth Warren condemns Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren condemned the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24. In a video posted by her Facebook page, Elizabeth Warren criticized the Supreme Court’s “partisan agenda”. “The Supreme Court is pushing goals that contradict the Constitution and the fundamental rights of the American people,” Warren said. Credit: Elizabeth … Read more

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ended the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place for nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s result is expected to lead to abortion bans in about half of the states. The ruling, unthinkable just a few … Read more