Bound by love and loss, mothers of the dead gathered outside the legislature in Victoria on Wednesday to demand government decriminalize the personal possession of drugs and provide people who use drugs better access to a safe supply.
The teenage son of Our Lady Peace frontman Raine Maida is a budding musician who is collaborating and creating content he stores as a non-fungible token (NFT), a blockchain application that documents ownership and could enable more direct-to-fan interaction.
Political watchdog group Democracy Watch filed a complaint with Ontario's Integrity Commissioner Tuesday about a lobbyist identified in a recent National Observer/Torstar investigation, which examined connections between the Ford government and developers with land near the proposed Highway 413.
The Pacheedaht leadership does not welcome old-growth activists within its territory on south Vancouver Island, and it is the nation's right to determine how forestry resources will be used, read a statement from elected and hereditary chiefs on Monday.
The Bradford Bypass would cut through the protected Holland Marsh south of Lake Simcoe. It last received an environmental assessment in 1997 — before the policies protecting the area existed, and before the climate crisis was a major factor.
As nations tackle the climate emergency and markets "drive a low-carbon economic transition, we need to make sure our investments line up with this reality,” said New York State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the trustee of the US$247-billion fund.
Schools in and around Toronto closed their doors suddenly last week as more contagious COVID-19 variants spread throughout the region. But amid a third wave threatening to overrun its hospitals, Ontario still can’t tell how much the virus is spreading in classrooms.