In his weekly Washington Post column, Fareed Zakaria outlines how in spite of many challenges that continue to exist, extreme poverty, child mortality and undernourishment have declined significantly since the early 90’s. The world is not necessarily as dysfunctional as we are often led to believe.
Not-for-profits in the Ottawa area are concerned that the cost of background checks for anyone seeking to work with “vulnerable persons” jumped six-fold, from $15 to $90.
It is being reported that Gerry Cotten, the founder of Quadriga, Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has died suddenly in India while doing charity work there. He leaves behind missing cryptocurrency worth about $250 million, on an encrypted laptop, which apparently no one can access.