Ontario

Ontario – Teachers Protest Ford Government’s Education Changes.

Thousands of Ontario teachers protest Ford government’s controversial education changes Provincial memo this week said 3,475 full-time teaching positions to be eliminated Thousands of educators from across Ontario descended on Queen’s Park on Saturday to protest impending changes to the province’s education system. The rally was organized by members from five different teachers’ unions. Demonstrators, […]

Thunder Bay – The Autism Haves Versus The Autism Have-Nots

Changes to autism services ‘killing chances for our kids’ Fighting back tears, Krista Smith shared her frustration that her four-year-old son, Conner, who was diagnosed with autism two years ago, will not be given the same opportunities as everyone else in the province. “Our son is four and he is non-verbal. I don’t know if […]

Ontario – Why Privatization Is Not The Biggest Issue With Ontario’s Health Reforms

CBC takes you through the issue. Its about reforming health care administration…not privatizing the entire health care system.  If done properly, this could free up millions of dollars to be spent on other arts of the health care system. Reducing admin costs and reinvesting those savings in health care delivery/treatment is something few Ontarians would […]

Ontario – Man Stopped For Breathalyzer After Returning Bottles To Beer Store

Hey, I’m all for nailing people who drive while under the influence of something. Alcohol marijuana or drugs. There has to be some logical reasoning behind the act of forcing someone to blow in a breathalyzer.  Returning bottles to a beer store does not meet the level of logical reasoning that I believe warrants a […]

Ontario – Cannabis Lottery Results

The results of the Cannabis Lottery.  Not sure who these people are or where they are. Selected: North Region Anton Lucic 428024 Saturninus Partners 423124 Wait List: North Region Arielle Grinberg 397964 Christopher Douglas Emmons 421016 Blanchart Arunasalam 416172 RuzHal Canna Corp. 415415 Christina Kelly 418879 Eden Ifergan 427410 2600207 Ontario Inc. 420297 Jayde McElroy 424348 Justin Femia 412039 Com3xprt Inc […]

Ontario – OIPRD Found Not To Be Sooo Independent After All

Ontario police watchdog skewered for back-room chats that cleared officer of misconduct Back-channel chats that led Ontario’s police watchdog to set aside its own finding of misconduct against an officer were inappropriate and undermined the integrity of the process, an appeal court has ruled. In a decision this week, Divisional Court said the Office of […]

Ontario – The Islamic Party Of Ontario

Islamic Party of Ontario: Principles and Policy The Islamic Party of Ontario believes in “Supremacy of God” and understands that it is our constitutional requirement to make all the rule of laws of Provinces and Federal in obedience and according to the will of God. Yup….The Islamic Party of Ontario is planning on running candidates […]

Ontario – GM To Close Oshawa Plant

GM To Close 100-Year-Old Oshawa Plant, Affecting Thousands Of Jobs With car sales in the US and China locked in a precipitous slowdown that is only expected to worsen, GM on Monday is expected to announce the closure of one of its Canadian plants as the company hopes to move more production to Mexico and […]

Ontario – Raw Sewage Overflowing Into Ontario Waterways At Alarming Rate

Raw sewage overflowing into Ontario waterways at alarming rate, watchdog says Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe outlined her concerns and recommendations in an annual report — called Back to Basics — that looked at the state of the province’s waterways between April 2017 and March this year. During that time, the report found that raw sewage […]

Ontario – First Nations Communities Need Teachers

NAN leaders call for jurisdiction over land and children Another issue that Fox said will be a top priority for NAN chiefs is education. According to Fox, many First Nation communities, such as Fort Albany and Kashechewan First Nation, do not have teachers for certain grade levels. “You just can’t compete with providing resources to […]