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.
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.
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.
Efforts to exploit mineral resources in the Ring of Fire region has been fraught with controversy and opposition, as First Nations communities assert jurisdiction over traditional territory and raise concerns about the use of land and risk of water contamination.
The words “red tape” were mentioned 80 times in the 383-page budget document, compared to 17 references to “climate change” — a fair reflection on the priorities Ford pitched on the campaign trail last year.