Canada

Canada: Saadia Muzaffar, founder of TechGirls Canada

http://www.chatelaine.com/living/ms-chatelaine/saadia-muzaffar-women-stem/ Age: 37 Occupation: Founder, TechGirls Canada; senior director of marketing, AudienceView Born: Karachi, Pakistan Lives: Toronto Loves: Fly fishing, baklava, smashing the boys’ club If you’re a woman pursuing a career in the notoriously male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), you’ve got your work cut out for you. Just 10 to […]

Faith groups call on Liberals to keep Office of Religious Freedom

http://ottawacitizen.com: The Liberal government is facing pressure to keep the Office of Religious Freedom open, after representatives from three influential faith groups wrote Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion on Friday asking him not to scrap it. The open letter from organizations representing Jewish, Sikh and Ahmadiyya Muslim Canadians underscores the potential political cost […]

Canada: 5 killed in school shooting

Source: National Post Saskatchewan January 21, 2016 Right now, La Loche is devastated,” said an emotional First Nation chief after at least five people were killed, two were in critical condition and a suspect was taken into custody after a daytime shooting at the community school in the northern Saskatchewan community. Those in the remote […]

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