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Does Monsanto Deserve a Prize for Agriculture?

Sangita Iyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Sangita Iyer

If you thought our global food crisis can't get any worse, guess who's winning this year's Nobel Prize of Agriculture? Robert T Fraley, Executive VP of Monsanto is one of the recipients of this prestigious award (equivalent to the Oscars) on World Food Day October 16 for creating genetically modified organism (GMO).

4 Convicted In India Bus Rape Case

AP | KATY DAIGLE and SHIVANI RAWAT | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada

NEW DELHI — An Indian court convicted four men Tuesday of the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus, an attack that set off wav...

Making Entrepreneurs out of Indian Housewives

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.png I believe that women entrepreneurship will not only give a boost to the economy by increasing the number of employed people and leading towards a more gender-equal growth. Not being financially independent is one of the main factors that prove as a hindrance in self-empowerment of women, especially in patriarchal societies like India.

Sadly, Sexual Assaults Hurt Everyone In Canada

r/ally | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Living
r/ally

Sexual assault is anything but uncommon and like it or not, it affects us all. It's not only a moral or ethical issue -- it's an economic issue that has not gone completely unnoticed. A single act of violence against a woman may result in complete absence from work..... For companies specifically, it impacts their bottom line.

Tax Season Sees India's Wealthy Scatter

CP | Tim Sullivan, The Associated Press | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada Business

NEW DELHI - In a country long defined by its poverty, it's easy now to find India's rich.They're at New Delhi's Emporio mall, where herds of chauffeur...

Gang Rape Sparks Massive Protest In India

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada

NEW DELHI - Authorities have shut down roads in the heart of India's capital to put an end to weeklong demonstrations against the brutal gang rape of ...