Human Rights Tribunal boss in Canada, abused, belittled her staff
A report was tabled in the Canadian Parliament Thursday detailing the abusive directed at staff at Canada's Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa. The report describes abuse meted out to the staff by their boss, the former chair of the tribunal.
Kobo Launches Aura, A High-Res E-Reader, As It Preps Its Own App Store For This Summer
Kobo, the Canadian e-reader, tablet and e-book company owned by Japan's e-commerce giant Rakuten, today unveiled its newest device, the Aura HD, a limited-edition e-reader it's aiming at power bookworms, with a 265dpi resolution on a 6.8-inch screen, 4 gigabytes of storage and a two-month battery life for $169.99 (£139.99). The announcement, made in London to coincide with this week's London Book Fair, comes as Kobo doubles down on its business, with a stronger retail operation and plans to launch its own app store later this year to build out content for its devices.
Ottawa girls accused of forced pimping of teens plead not guilty
A former Canadian class valedictorian and two of her teen girlfriends have pleaded not guilty to forcing girls as young as 13 into prostitution after pretending to be their friends.
One Adult Killed at Quebec Day Care
Canadian police said one adult had been killed at a Quebec day-care center in Gatineau, just outside of the Canadian capital of Ottawa, after reports of a shooting at the facility.
Canada Widens Terrorism Inquiry
Canadian authorities are investigating a man from London, Ontario, they say associated with two men from there who died in January, allegedly as part of the team of terrorists who attacked an Algerian gas plant.