Manitoba murders show situation has gotten worse for Indigenous women, says advocate; women report alarming side effects from drug prescribed to help with breastfeeding; and Amazon losing billions on Alexa voice assistant
The murders of Indigenous women in Manitoba have renewed pleas for action on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Matt Galloway talks to Kyra Wilson, chief of Long Plain First Nation in Manitoba; and Sandra DeLaronde, project lead of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls implementation project in Manitoba.
Then, many new mothers have been prescribed the drug Domperidone to help with breastfeeding, but no country has approved the drug as a lactation aid. We hear about a CBC investigation into those prescriptions — and the alarming side effects many women are reporting. [Note: Correction from Health Canada at https://www.cbc.ca/1.6673093]
And Alexa and other voice-activated assistants were seen as the future of technology a few years back — but now, companies are losing billions on the devices. We talk to Eugene Kim, chief tech correspondent at Business Insider; and Cosmin Munteanu, associate professor and Schlegel Research Chair in Technology for Healthy Aging at the University of Waterloo.