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Canada’s scent-free spaces

“Canadian Human Rights legislation requires that people with diagnosed environmental sensitivities must be accommodated in their workplaces. Consequently, scent-free workplace policies have been implemented to minimise allergic reactions to scented products.” Your perfume or aftershave may smell great to you, but others may not be so keen – with legal implications, as Thelma explains.

Child sex tourism

Several countries, including the UK, can convict people for child sex offences committed abroad. However, enforcement is very mixed. Sometimes, sorry to say, it’s a matter of the government of the offender’s country of origin not being willing to commit resources to extraditing and prosecuting its own criminals.