Mayor says Lee statue must go as debate over U.S. slave past rages

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – The mayor of Charlottesville called on Friday for a special session of Virginia’s legislature to let localities decide the fate of Confederate monuments like the statue at the center of a far-right rally last week that turned deadly. Mayor Mike Signer issued his appeal amid an increasingly contentious debate over what …

Regina man finds new hope with Canadian vision loss technology – Saskatchewan

Dave Burdeniuk of Regina has been losing his vision since he was a teenager, but a Canadian product called eSight is giving him hope. Burdeniuk, 52, was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa when he was 13. Retinitis pigmentosa is a degenerative eye disease that causes the person to gradually lose their vision.  Burdeniuk said the condition makes simple tasks dangerous, …