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Ontario – Why Did The Toronto District School Board Let the Tearful 11 Year-Old Face The Cameras?

An attacker did not cut her hijab, police say. But why did the TDSB let the tearful 11-year-old face the cameras? Days after an 11-year-old girl alleged that a man cut her hijab, twice, Toronto police have concluded that the events “did not happen.” In a statement released Monday, the police, who had been investigating […]

Ontario - As Nipigon Bridge Repair Costs Mount, Province Won't Say Who Will Foot The Bill

Ontario – As Nipigon Bridge Repair Costs Mount, Province Won’t Say Who Will Foot The Bill

As Nipigon Bridge repair costs mount, province won’t say who will foot the bill $106M bridge failed 42 days after opening to traffic in January 2016 The Canadian Press Posted: Jan 14, 2018 12:35 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 14, 2018 12:43 PM ET Repairs to a bridge in northwestern Ontario will take nearly three years and […]

Ontario – A Curious Thing Happened When Ontario Hiked Minimum Wages by Over 20%

A Curious Thing Happened When Ontario Hiked Minimum Wages By Over 20% Minimum wage hikes, and the inevitable job losses that result from them, are a consistent topic of conversation for us…here are just a couple of recent examples: Seattle Min Wage Hikes Crushing The Poor: 6,700 Jobs Lost, Annual Wages Down $1,500 – UofW […]

Ontario – Minimum Wage Increase Starts To Produce Results

Tim Hortons heirs cut paid breaks and worker benefits after minimum wage hike, employees say Employees at an Ontario Tim Hortons owned by the children of the chain’s founders say they have been told to sign a document acknowledging they are losing paid breaks, paid benefits, and other incentives as a result of the province’s […]

Ontario – Distracted Walking Legislation….Yes Its A Thing

Toronto MPP wants to ban people from crossing the street while using their cellphones Safety advocates are slamming the proposed “zombie law” saying distracted drivers are the main cause of pedestrian injuries. Prominent pedestrian safety advocates are slamming proposed “distracted walking” legislation that would prohibit people in Ontario from using a cellphone while crossing the […]

Ontario – The Remote Northern Reserves Need Nurses

First Nation leaders declare State of Emergency at K.I. The Chief and Council at Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug have closed the local clinic and declared a state of emergency. In a news release, they say it’s because of a shortage of nurses at the clinic. According to the statement, K.I. is supposed to have a full complement […]

Ontario – Money For Nothing And The Grades Are Free

Lakehead Public Schools underperform in provincial assessments Grade 6 math results were subpar for both local board New data released by Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) shows Lakehead District Public School board students performing below the rest of the province in primary and junior-division reading, writing and mathematics. Thunder Bay Catholic District School […]

Ontario – Brown Is Calling Wynne’s Bluff

Patrick Brown’s bad judgment PATRICK Brown doesn’t learn and doesn’t appear to want to learn, or care. By refusing to withdraw a baseless and defamatory allegation against Premier Kathleen Wynne, the Conservative leader seems to want to provoke a legal tussle. Which won’t be good for him and will further aggravate relations among all parties […]

Ontario – The Corporatocracy Will Run The Marijuana Business In Ontario

Ontario government’s marijuana monopoly could weed out craft growers TORONTO — Ontario’s plan to sell and distribute recreational pot exclusively through a network of government-operated stores could lock in the dominance of the country’s large-scale licensed marijuana producers and weed craft growers out of the market The process of purchasing recreational cannabis will be very […]

Ontario – Leave It To Queens Park To Screw Up Marijuana Sales

Ontario plans 150 LCBO-run pot shops by 2020 Ontario plans to sell marijuana in as many as 150 dedicated stores run by the province’s liquor control board after Ottawa legalizes its recreational use next summer, the Liberal government announced Friday. Those looking to purchase marijuana when it becomes legal across the country will be subject to […]