A protester sits under an umbrella as he attends a rally along a main street at Hong Kong's shopping district Tsim Sha Tsui October 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Former governor calls for 'genuine consultation'

Former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten called on Wednesday for a new period of genuine consultation over demands for greater democracy in the former British colony which is witnessing its worst protests since China resumed its rule 17 years ago.

A handbook entitled United Against Terrorism sticks out of a woman's purse at the Winnipeg Central Mosque on Monday. (Brian Donogh/Winnipeg Sun)

RCMP, Muslims at odds over terror handbook

The two groups associated with the anti-radicalization handbook, United Against Terror, have issued a statement in response to the RCMP's decision to disavow themselves from the project.