Posts tagged “Canada”

Abortion Debate Continues in Canada

September 15th, 2014
Abortion Debate Continues in Canada

A male Canadian politician – Justin Trudeau – has championed women’s rights. Mr Trudeau recently attacked members of his Liberal Party who said that the question of abortion was a conscience issue. The politicians believe it is their right as Canadian representatives to vote according to their own conscience. However Justin Trudeau retorted saying that […]

Canadian Hair Salon Helps Out with a Memorial

May 25th, 2012
Canadian Hair Salon Helps Out with a Memorial

A hair salon in the city of Victoria decided to help one of its customers in her quest to raise money for a hair charity – Locks of Love. Sue Bishop managed to raise Canadian $150 more as a memento for her mother who died from cancer. Her daughter remembers that she had to wear […]

Fury Over Hair Loss Advert

March 16th, 2012
Fury Over Hair Loss Advert

A Canadian advertising agency was recently forced to remove a billboard type advert by the reaction from angry commuters. An advert promoting hair loss solutions used mirrors, which were installed on the ceilings of public transport, to highlight people’s thinning hair, while promoting hair restorative treatment. Although most comments about the advert were negative, one […]

Issue Over Unlicensed Botox Treatment in Canada

February 20th, 2012
Issue Over Unlicensed Botox Treatment in Canada

An issue has arisen in Canada over the unlicensed administration of Botox by health spas. The issue involves health spas in the Vancouver area who are ignoring Health Canada regulations stating that Botox should only be prescribed and injected by a medically qualified physician. The issue came to light after a reporter from the Canadian […]

Indian Dentists hold Free Dental Camp for Handicapped Children

June 1st, 2011
Indian Dentists hold Free Dental Camp for Handicapped Children

Dentists from the Indian town of Udheywala recently held a dental camp for children from the local Home for the Handicapped. Sixty children attended the camp where they were treated for free. All the children had the opportunity to get a check up for a wide variety of potential oral problems including tooth decay, cavities, […]

Canadian Province Alters Abortion Rules

March 18th, 2011
Canadian Province Alters Abortion Rules

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is updating its abortion rules to allow doctors to opt out of carrying out an abortion if they don’t want to. The guidelines produced by the Saskatchewan College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1991 have been updated to take into account planned and unwanted pregnancies. As such, the new rules […]

Fertility ruling raises questions in Canada

December 22nd, 2010
Fertility ruling raises questions in Canada

A ruling by the Supreme Court has raised questions over the future of fertility treatment in Canada. Judges ruled that provinces will now have the power to regulate and control fertility treatment; however, the ruling has lead to confusion amongst patients, fertility doctors and members of federal government. Patients are worried that the ruling did […]

Campaigning doctor changed abortion law in Canada

October 26th, 2010
Campaigning doctor changed abortion law in Canada

Holocaust survivor Dr Henry Morgentaler was one of those responsible for changing the draconian abortion laws in Canada, by challenging the status quo and even carrying out illegal procedures. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, women needing terminations had to look for doctors and clinics who were prepared to risk prosecution by carrying out the procedures […]

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