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Author: Julia Power

Inside of boutique, shelves with clothes, displaying island.

Rising theft in Ottawa raises safety concerns for businesses

“He wasn’t our usual clientele,” Ça Va De Soi sales associate Laly Delaoune said. “But I don’t judge people by appearance, so I’m going to give the same service to everybody.”  “He was actually polite, and he was apparently looking for a gift for his mother,” she said.  Delaoune offered suggestions to her customer for a suitable present. Within seconds,…

About 20 horses are shown inside a fenced area. Two have their noses over the fence.
Animal Rights

Bill to ban export of live horses for overseas consumption moves ahead

Animal rights advocates in Canada recently celebrated what they’re calling a “big step” in the House of Commons but a “small win” in the overall fight to end the export of live horses overseas for human consumption.   Every year, according to the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition, thousands of Canadian horses are bred and fattened in feedlots in Alberta and…