Johnson & Johnson has announced that it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada. Sales had already been hit by changing consumer habits and fears the product causes cancer. The Pharmaceutical giant has long denied claims that the talc powder it uses contains cancer-causing asbestos, but has nonetheless been taken to court several thousands of times over the allegations.
Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman who was spent eight years on death row for blasphemy, has released two photographs taken in exile from Canada. Asia was released last year by Pakistan’s top court and flew to Canada, where she reunited with her family at a secret location. Asia released her pictures ahead of her biography launch.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada’s national elections with most seats in Parliament. The results were a shock to many as a series of scandals had tarnished Trudeau’s image as a liberal icon. However, falling short of a majority meant the Liberals would have to rely on an opposition party to pass legislation. With results
A woman has claimed she was left alone in a dark and locked plane after falling asleep on a flight. Tiffani Adams took a 90-minute Air Canada flight from Quebec to Toronto on 9 June. Ms Adams fell asleep during the journey but woke up to find the aircraft empty, cleared and parked for the night in Toronto.