Canada’s Supreme Court has struck down all of the country’s prostitution laws, including running a brothel and street solicitations, CP24 reports. The decision gives Parliament one year to respond with new legislation.
Astronaut sends Chinese New Year greeting from space
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted photos of China, seen from the International Space Station, to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Snake, which begins today.
Space.comreports: Hadfield posted a series of dazzling photos of China from space, including a view of daybreak over Taiwan, a striking image of Shanghai at night, amazing windswept clouds and a view of the city of Hangzhou.
Photo: The dazzling lights of Shanghai, China, shine in this view from the International Space Station by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who shared the image on Feb. 9, 2013, to mark Chinese New Year. (Canadian Space Agency/Chris Hadfield)
Canada High Court rules some with HIV don’t have to tell partners
HIV carriers do not have a legal obligation to inform sex partners about their condition as long as they have a low level of the virus and wear a condom, Canada’s Supreme Court rules. Read more from The Canadian Press.