Rights advocate applauds B.C. decision to scrap immigration detention deal with CBSA
VANCOUVER — An advocate with Human Rights Watch says he hopes British Columbia's decision to end its immigration detention arrangement with Canada Border Services Agency will create a "domino effect" across the country. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth announced B.C.'s decision to end its deal with the agency to hold immigration detainees in provincial correctional centres on Thursday, saying the arrangement doesn't align with thePublic Safety Minister Mike Farnworth announced B.C.'s decision to end its deal with the agency to hold immigration detainees in provincial correctional centres on Thursday, saying the arrangement doesn't align with the province's stance on human rights.
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Josh Peck has nothing but praise for fellow Nickelodeon alum Jennette McCurdy's vulnerable new memoir.
Celebrating the launch of McCurdy's book I'm Glad My Mom Died, Peck — who also released a deeply personal memoir titled Happy People Are Annoying this year — shared a sweet photo of the pair hugging. He also included a note, both congratulating and raving about the retired actress' efforts.
"My friend Jennette wrote a book and it's out today," the former Drake & Josh star, 35, wrote on Instagram. "She's brave, funny and thoughtful in ways few are. Get it today!"
McCurdy, 29, responded: "Love you my friend! Thanks for the kind words."
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Trevor Noah had nothing but cheers for President Joe Biden on Thursday, after it was revealed that Joe Manchin would be signing the administration's climate change legislation. As the host of "The Daily Show" joked, the president beat COVID and American voter pessimism in one fell swoop this week. In a move stunning nearly everyone, Senators Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin announced that they had reached a deal on Thursday that meant Manchin would sign off on the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes huge action on climate change (something Manchin has regularly impeded).
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McCurdy's memoir goes into detail about how her late mother, Debbie, allegedly physically and emotionally abused her. Debbie died in 2013 after battling cancer.
Describing the book's rather bleak title, the Empty Inside podcast host recently told PEOPLE: "It's thought-provoking."
"But even though it may seem black and white, there's a fullness to my narrative," she added. "Life can be dark — and messy. Nobody has a perfect life."
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McCurdy's book also explores her career as a famous child actor, reflecting on her days starring on Nickelodeon hits iCarly and Sam & Cat. But not all moments from that time have been positive for her.
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"My whole childhood and adolescence were very exploited," she told The New York Times ahead of the book's launch. "It still gives my nervous system a reaction to say it. There were cases where people had the best intentions and maybe didn't know what they were doing. And also cases where they did — they knew exactly what they were doing."
McCurdy's former iCarly costar and real-life friend, Miranda Cosgrove, expressed shock upon learning of the exploitation claims.
"When you're young, you're so in your own head," Cosgrove said in The New York Times piece. "You can't imagine that people around you are having much harder struggles."
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McCurdy's memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died is available everywhere books are sold.
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Jane Lynch Says Leaving Broadway's Funny Girl Early Has 'Nothing to Do with Lea Michele' Coming in .
"I text with Lea. She and I are fine. I'm thrilled for her," Lynch said in an interview with Playbill published Tuesday, later adding, "There's no drama here. None"Jane Lynch is setting the record straight about her exit from Broadway's Funny Girl.