(November 23, 2020) #NDOC, a National Day of Conversation, was formed in the aftermath of the #metoo movement and the disclosure by scores of women—and some men—directed against high-profile celebrities such as Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby and Kevin Spacey. In the wake of sometimes brutal celebrity exposés, Canada wrestled with its own disclosures of sexual misconduct in the … [Read more...] about #NDOC urges talk about sexual misconduct on November 26
(November 17, 2020) “Here’s the thing,” says Katherine Hay, CEO of Kids Help Phone in an interview with The Charity Report, “The data will tell us that the mental health of young people in Canada has been a crisis well before COVID. In 2019, 28% of our interactions were about suicide. The isolation is staggering. I don’t mean to be an alarmist. I am a realist. The numbers … [Read more...] about How are young people in Canada doing?
(November 8, 2020) When the outcome of the the US election was called by numerous news networks on Saturday, November 7, four days after Election Day on November 3, the world exhaled. With the vast majority of ballots cast by mail, and Republican legislators in battleground states like Pennsylvania preventing the counting of mail-in ballots until the polls closed on … [Read more...] about US Election: The world weighs in
(October 30, 2020) Several U.S. hospitals from northern New York state to California have become part of a growing number of ransomware attacks against charities and other social systems. The attackers have demanded a USD $1 million to unlock the system, which some hospitals have paid, reported the Washington Post. Patient care and noncritical surgeries … [Read more...] about Ransomware attacks against charities and social structures
(October 23, 2020) Like an arsonist who arrives with a bucket of water to help put out the fire he started, Facebook chairman Mark Zuckerberg announced last week that he and his wife Priscilla Chan were donating $100 million “ to local governments to pay for polling place rentals, poll workers, personal protective equipment and other election administration costs over the … [Read more...] about Mark Zuckerberg gives an additional $100 million to help counter the voter suppression his company helped create