Friday March 24, 2017



A round-up of resources that allow you to lego-ify maps.

  • Lego-ify is a simple tool for turning your world into a lego map, consisting entirely of coloured plastic bricks
  • Brick street view turns Street View into Legoland
  • Lego style map is made of coloured brick textures, creating a Lego map of the world. When panning around the map, notice how the perspective on the 3D buildings changes, depending on your point of view


(Source: Google Maps Mania)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday Mar 24, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday March 22, 2017

Equal access to justice in the case-law on violence against women before the European Court of Human Rights (2015) is a 2015 report, published by the Council of Europe.

"Persisting inequalities between men and women, gender bias and stereo-types results in unequal access of women and men to justice" -- Council of Europe Gender Equality Strategy, 2014-2017.

This publication explores the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on violence against women in the aim of identifying obstacles which victims of rape, domestic violence and other ill-treatment encounter in their efforts seek protection and justice within the respective domestic systems of the member States of the Council of Europe.

(Source: Council of Europe)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Wednesday Mar 22, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Monday March 20, 2017

On March 8, 2017, Statistic Canada released "Women in Canada: a Gender-based statistical report". One of the chapters is focused on women and paid work.

A study by Statistics Canada was conducted comparing the income of women to that of men's and results show Canada is far from parity.

The Globe and Mail provided further analysis in their article "Who is minding the gap?"

(Source: The Globe and Mail)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Monday Mar 20, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share