McGill University renaming the Redmen

Fed up with task forces and working groups discussing the potential for changing the name of the university men’s sports teams to something less offensive than “Redmen,” Tomas Jirousek organized a campaign and demonstration to #ChangetheName.
Doug Ford

Something old, new, borrowed and blue: Doug Ford's first budget has it all

The Ontario budget is neither as dramatically geared for austerity as was feared nor as transformational as some might have hoped. The budget theme is “protecting what matters most.” That means what they spend on is a clear indication of their priorities. That priority is clear: balancing the budget. But carefully, over six years. Spread the time to spread the pain. 

Canada has third highest global rate of new childhood asthma cases from traffic pollution

The equivalent of 11,000 new cases of childhood asthma a day occur worldwide due to toxic air from traffic, researchers say, while Canada has the third highest rate in the world, trailing only Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Toronto is also among the top 10 cities with the highest number of asthma cases among children.