64 remote communities in Nova Scotia to receive $26.4 million high speed Internet funding

The residents of 64 communities in Nova Scotia, including one Indigenous community, will soon access high-speed Internet thanks to a $26.4 million investment by the federal government’s Connect to Innovate initiative, the Nova Scotia Internet Funding Trust, and other unnamed sources.

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How the scandal-plagued Canadian Senate can be abolished

History suggests that “some amount of subterfuge and/or bribery will probably be required.” Because, in order to be abolished, the Senate of Canada would have to agree to its own demise. That’s according Lee Tunstall, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary in Alberta.

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How the RCMP failed Rehtaeh Parsons

(VICE Canada) – Rehtaeh Parsons, a teenage girl from Nova Scotia, was taken off life support on Sunday after a failed suicide attempt. Her mother believes Rehtaeh tried to take her life because of severe depression, brought on by months of bullying both in person and online. It all started one night — at a friend’s house — when four boys raped Rehtaeh.

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