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Is flight shaming the next climate change conversation?

My three-part series on the conversation surrounding the climate change impact of commercial air travel. Read and watch here: https://globalnews.ca/news/5475837/flight-shaming-climate-change-emissions/

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http://globalnews.ca/video/5477440/campaign-takes-off-to-encourage-people-to-fly-less

https://globalnews.ca/video/5490634/taking-a-pass-on-gas-electric-planes-may-be-future-air-travel

http://globalnews.ca/video/5482146/how-to-make-air-travel-more-environmentally-friendly

 

The complex history of deciding who can compete in sports as a woman

High-profile sports events are invariably divided into female and male categories, but human beings do not always fit into one of those categories.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights estimates that between 0.05 and 1.7 per cent of the population is born with intersex traits, also known as differences of sex development (DSD).

So, what happens to athletes who fall somewhere between the male and female categories?

https://globalnews.ca/news/5228689/sports-competition-women-caster-semenya-cas/

The enduring spirit of St. Bride’s Church

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A feature report for BBC Radio 4’s Sunday programme, about the remarkable St. Bride’s Church of Fleet Street, London. (Click here. Report begins at 29:30)

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Courtesy: Christopher Ward

 

Suspended police officers paid over $400K in 2 years

image (1)The Fredericton Police Force has spent more than $1.35 million on disciplinary actions, including salaries for suspended officers and legal fees, in the past decade.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/suspended-fredericton-police-salaries-1.3648502