Prominent Canadian environmental leaders say they hope to focus on priorities such as fighting climate change as they brace for the impact of government-led attacks and investigations promised on Tuesday night by the incoming premier of oil-rich Alberta.
It was the Trudeau government's turn to be on the hot seat on Tuesday as justices from the Ontario Court of Appeal grilled a Crown attorney about whether it was making the country's most populous province pay more than their counterparts to fight climate change.
“I kept thinking of the prime minister and how he said there was no more important relationship than the one with Indigenous people. And then here come all these guns…Reconciliation is not at the barrel of a gun.”- Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’moks reflects on the RCMP raid of a resistance camp blocking construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline in January, 2019.
Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott's office is insisting that "no paramedic in Ontario will lose their job" as a result of a plan by Premier Doug Ford to slash paramedic services across the province.
Ontario's legal aid agency will consult the public on ways they can continue serving the province's low-income population after Ontario Premier Doug Ford delivered the largest cut to the organization in two decades.
Ontario lawyers argued that Ottawa's pricing on emissions would unbalance the “constitutional architecture” in Canada, a delicate division of powers between the federal government and its constituent provinces, while a five-judge panel pushed back.
It may be narrated by David Attenborough, but it's not your typical nature documentary. The show is part of an emerging genre of wildlife documentary that tackles conservation and climate change in tandem.
The Ford government's budget proposal to cut financial support for people who need legal services is the largest cut of its kind and will result in the elimination of many provincial legal services for refugees and immigrants.
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.
Corporate tax cuts would generate few, if any jobs, and result in significant overall job losses from the accompanying cuts to public spending. Much of the windfall gains from the corporate tax cuts would flow to foreign corporate owners.
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.
Ontario residents who need a lawyer but cannot afford one may soon be affected by dramatic cuts announced on Thursday in the Ford government's first budget. This is among a series of sweeping changes that the government says is part of "modernizing" the justice system and saving money.