A front page story in Canada’s biggest newspaper, The Globe and Mail revisits the great debate over sterilisation in India. The Globe & Mail relies heavily on activists who are highly critical of government policy. One, for example, says ““The construction of the population problem is a middle-class creation … and it has caste and class distinctions”. Government gets a right of reply but not much of one and noted authorities (such as the Population Council) are completely missing from the story