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Nobody really cares about renters

Justin Trudeau came to Vancouver to announce a "renters bill of rights" and other pro-affordability measures. But the details are decidedly underwhelming — and might just end up adding insult to the considerable injuries renters have endured.

New bill targets Canada’s ‘forever chemicals’

B.C. could soon become the first province to partially ban a group of cancer-causing chemicals used in everything from firefighting equipment to makeup. Tabled by BC Green MLA Adam Olsen, the proposed law would ban per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the firefighting equipment used by the province's professional and volunteer fire crews. 

Sometimes what it takes is a ‘blue-collar truck driver’ from the Prairies to fight disinfo online

Monologues about the federal carbon tax abound on social media, but few are quite like Saskatchewan's Karl Hren's. Posted to TikTok on Monday, the clip shows the self-described "uneducated, white, blue-collar, oilpatch-working truck driver" clad in coveralls and nestled in the cab of his Kenworth truck ranting about the carbon tax.