Category: Canadian Politics

Think Blake Shelton isn’t sexy? You should get out more: Teitel

By now you are probably well aware that People magazine has named Blake Shelton, the 41-year-old country singer, boyfriend of Gwen Stefani and host of The Voice, 2017’s Sexiest Man Alive. You are also probably aware that many are shocked and outraged by this decision. This is because where People’s previous selections have included impossibly…

Quebec coroner says Jehovah’s Witnesses had right to refuse blood transfusions

By Sidhartha BanerjeeThe Canadian Press Tues., Nov. 14, 2017 MONTREAL—Anyone has the right to refuse a blood transfusion, even if it means certain death, says a Quebec coroner who studied the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two Jehovah’s Witnesses who had recently given birth. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe ingesting blood goes against their beliefs and that…

Liberal MPs to blitz home ridings in campaign to spread accomplishments

By Joanna SmithThe Canadian Press Sun., Nov. 12, 2017 OTTAWA—As Liberal MPs spend this week in their ridings, they are tasked with reminding Canadians what they have done since the last election as they start boosting their efforts to convince voters they deserve to stay. The co-ordinated blitz will involve visits to local businesses and…