As more details emerge about the possible motives of the accused killer, particularly his alleged connection to the misogynist movement known as incel, could he face charges under Canadian law for gender-based terrorism?
A driver deliberately plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 along a roughly mile-long stretch of sidewalk thronged with pedestrians, police said.
There’s a battle afoot over sex education in the Canadian province of Ontario. The government says it’s overhauling its sex ed curriculum — which it hasn’t done since 1998 — to prepare kids for issues like tolerance, consent, and so many things they might encounter on the Internet. Some parents say they’ll pull their children out of class rather than expose them to what they call harmful material. But two teen activists are not only welcoming the changes: they helped make them.
Canada has a unique system mandated in its immigration law — citizens and residents can sponsor refugees to come to their country. That means providing money, food, housing, and helping them find a job.
Shireen Ahmed is a Muslim soccer player and coach living in Toronto, Canada. She was born to Pakistani parents and soccer was always a major part of her life. Following her passion, though, became a challenge when she decided to cover her hair.