Category: Politics

CBCNews.ca readers rail against Quebec education minister's strip search defence

Categories: Canada, Politics, Transparency

si_neuf.jpgA 15-year-old girl suspected of selling drugs at a Quebec City high school was strip-searched, which Education Minister Yves Bolduc says is permitted. 

CBC readers react to Eve Adams, former Conservative MP, crossing the floor

Categories: Canada, Community, Politics, Transparency

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Toronto-area member of Parliament Eve Adam has left the Conservatives to join the Liberal Party

#BrianWilliamsMisremembers won't let NBC anchor forget his Iraq claim

Categories: Politics, Transparency, World

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NBC News anchor Brian Williams may misremember the events leading up to his near death while reporting in Iraq in 2003 but social media won't let him forget it.

CBC readers divided on definition of middle class: is it $120,000 as feds suggest?

Categories: Business, Canada, Politics, Transparency

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  1. Statistics Canada says the median 2012 income level for families of at least two people was $82,100, including government transfers BUT before taxes. (This measure includes families without kids.)

CBC readers skeptical about new security bill aimed at combating 'lone wolf' attacks

Categories: Canada, Politics, Transparency, World

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Prime Minister Harper's Conservative government will introduce new legislation Friday aimed at giving more powers to Canada's police and security agencies.

CBC readers reflect on death of Makayla Sault, girl who refused chemo for leukemia

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, Politics, Transparency

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Makayla Sault, the 11-year-old Ontario First Nation girl who refused chemotherapy to pursue traditional indigenous medicine and other alternative treatments, died Monday after suffering a stroke on Sunday.

#FoxNewsFacts sends Internet into tizzy of mockery

Categories: Politics, Transparency, World

si_foxnewsfacts.jpgThe reputation of Fox News appears to have gone from "The Onion-esque" to "full throttle satirical news outlet" in the span of just one interview -- and that's a generous characterization if online reaction to the clip seen below is any indication.

CBC readers question whether Dalhousie went far enough with suspensions

Categories: Canada, Community, Politics, Transparency

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Did Dalhousie do enough? University suspends 13 dentistry students from clinic amid Facebook scandal
si_interview.jpgSony Pictures is releasing its controversial movie The Interview in cinemas after all on Christmas Day -- likely in fewer than 100 indie theatres. 

Is Sony setting a dangerous precedent by pulling The Interview?

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Politics, Transparency, World

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The Interview is not the first film to mock a living leader of a country. So, what is it about this film that's caused Sony to pull it?