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July 9, 2018 5:02 PM Halifax Buddhist leader steps aside amid sexual misconduct allegations

HALIFAX—The spiritual leader of an international Buddhist organization based in Halifax is stepping back from his duties pending the outcome of an independent investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. In a recent letter to the Shambhala International community, the office of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche says he fully supports a third-party investigation 10

July 4, 2018 8:19 PM Lawsuit against Royal Winnipeg Ballet, photographer who sold intimate photos to proceed

TORONTO—A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit can proceed against the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and a photographer who is alleged to have taken intimate photos of students. Lawyer Margaret Waddell says about 60 people have been identified so far as potential class-action members in the lawsuit against the ballet company and Bruce Monk, who worked 81

June 25, 2018 2:11 PM U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

There are no similar allegations that bias affected the state court decisions, and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the recent Supreme Court ruling will have no effect on the case against Stutzman and her Arlene’s Flowers store in Richland, Washington. But the Alliance Defending Freedom senior counsel Kristen Waggoner, who represents Stutzman 16

June 21, 2018 12:57 PM U.S. universities quiet on ties to team doctor in sexual abuse inquiry

The resume says he was a medical resident at Rutgers from 1974-75; a research fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Boston’s Peter Bent Brigham Hospital from 1975-77; and a fellow in sports medicine at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston before becoming an Ohio State assistant professor. The resume also lists him as a “physician for university 10

June 20, 2018 1:18 PM Disney taps Frozen, Inside Out filmmakers to replace Pixar's John Lasseter

Longtime Pixar chief Lasseter departing Disney following misconduct allegations Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn says Tuesday that Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter are taking over for former Disney animation and Pixar chief John Lasseter, who is departing Disney at the end of the year following misconduct allegations. Lee, who co-directed Frozen, has been named 171

June 19, 2018 6:37 PM National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately or lose federal funding

The changes come as the sporting world reels from numerous cases of sexual abuse and harassment of athletes, including more than a dozen members of Canada’s national ski team who were abused by coach Bertrand Charest in the 1990s. Charest was convicted a year ago of 37 offences of sexual assault and exploitation — and athletes have since said Alpine 9

June 18, 2018 9:38 PM AMC pulls Chris Hardwick’s show amid ‘troubling’ sexual misconduct allegations

On Saturday, AMC said that it was removing Talking With Chris Hardwick from its schedule. “We have had a positive working relationship with Chris Hardwick for many years,” the network said in a statement. “We take the troubling allegations that surfaced [last week] very seriously. While we assess the situation, ‘Talking with Chris Hardwick’ will not air on AMC, and Chris 12

June 17, 2018 9:00 AM Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d'Or hospital

William Mianscum says there's a pressing need to educate health care workers about Indigenous realities A former Cree leader says he experienced racism at a northern Quebec hospital and that health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients they serve. William Mianscum, a former chair of the Cree School Board and past chief of the James 21

June 16, 2018 11:08 PM Chris Hardwick's talk show on hold amid allegations, network says

Host has also withdrawn from moderating panels at San Diego Comic-Con AMC Networks says Chris Hardwick's talk show is on hold and he has withdrawn as moderator of AMC and BBC America's Comic-Con panels in San Diego. The media company said that it's had a positive relationship with Hardwick but takes seriously what it calls "troubling" allegations against 16

June 15, 2018 2:12 PM Ronaldo accepts 2-year prison sentence, fine in tax evasion case: report

Real Madrid star unlikely to serve time in jail because it's a 1st offence Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with the Spanish tax authorities to serve two years in prison and pay a 18.8 million euro ($21.8 million US) fine in a tax evasion case, newspaper El Mundo reported on Friday. Ronaldo is unlikely to serve any time in jail under 25