President Obama has gone on record to become the first American president to endorse same sex marriage. Mitt Romney has, of course, responded by saying the thinks marriage should be between one man and one woman.
Should prisoners watch porn? Because, according to Kelvin Goertzen, when he visited the Milner Ridge jail in January, he saw 10 inmates in a high-risk wing watching explicit sex on TV. The Justice Minister has promised to stop any porn in jails and is looking into it.
Around 9 last night, crews were called to a fire on Stella Avenue and Parr Street in the North End. Conditions were so bad that fire officials had to get crews out of the home. No one was injured but damage is estimated at $100,000.
They took the winter off, but Occupy Winnipeg announced they’ll be returning to Old Market Square tonight with signs, tents and sleeping bags though, possibly, just for one night only. The Occupy movement started last fall in New York City to protest rising income inequality.
Ticketgate may not be quite the scandal we thought it was. Earlier this week, the government said that three cabinet ministers received free tickets from Crown agencies, but each minister actually reimbursed the agencies for their tickets. In fact, no politicians were given tickets, though a Hydro board member did use tickets to a single game.
Hate loud commercials? They’ll be a thing of the past by the end of the summer. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published Tuesday the final regulations for broadcasters and broadcasting distributors, who will have to control the loudness of the commercials they air by Sept. 1.
Assiniboine Park officials are defending a fee it charges photographers to take photos in parts of the park. The Assiniboine Park Conservancy charges for shoots at the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, the Formal Gardens and the Conservatory. The fee recently increased to $150 an hour from $100 an hour; it raised $16,000 last year.
BioShock Infinite was supposed to be released in October, but the third installment in the popular video game series has been pushed back to February. The developers said they just wanted more time to work on it.
Jimmy Fallon is known for collaborating with some of his musical guests, and now you can pick them up on one album instead of searching YouTube. A new album, Blow Your Pants Off, will include Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder and Dave Matthews along with some of his rock parodies. The album will be released on June 12.