Ontario, Quebec

Indigenous Eastern Canada

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Demands Immediate Action For A Mercury Care Home In Grassy Narrows First Nation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald stood today with Grassy Narrows First Nation Chief Rudy Turtle, representatives from the First Nation and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in support of immediate action for a mercury treatment center for Grassy Narrows First Nation. “I support the call for Read More…

Eastern Canada

The Future Is Accessible – The International Day Of Disabled Person

Reading Time: < 1 minute In 1992, the United Nations proclaimed The International Day of Disabled Persons, and in 2007 the UN renamed the day The International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This reflects a societal shift towards greater autonomy and broader inclusion for people with disabilities. In Canada, there are more than six million people living with one or Read More…

Eastern Canada Indigenous

Indigenous Youths On The Reservations Produces Songs Worthy Of A Juno And A Grammy

Reading Time: 2 minutes “When I grow up I wanna make a change cause everything now is kinda looking strange, I wanna stand up for what I believe in, thinking about the world and those that are grieving”. These are the lyrics from the youths of Peawanuck First Nations an isolated Cree community in the Kenora District, Ontario, Canada. Read More…

Eastern Canada

Changes To The Leadership In The Red Chamber

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, and Grant Mitchell, Government Liaison in the Senate, will be stepping down from their positions. In April 2016, Senator Harder was the first independent Senator appointed under the merit-based selection process open to Canadians. During his time as Government Representative, Read More…

Eastern Canada

Superior Court Rules In Favour Of Ousted Councillor Karygiannis

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Superior Court of Justice today granted Jim Karygiannis relief from forfeiture of his seat as a Councillor for Ward 22. Karygiannis’ audited financial statements showed he spent $32,083.50 on his election campaign and under the Municipal Elections Act, candidates can only spend 10% of the permitted amount on expenditures. Mr. Karygiannis has stated the Read More…

Eastern Canada

Racial Profiling: Commission On Human Rights And Youth Rights Recommends Final Ban On Routine Police Checks

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Commission on Human Rights and Youth Rights today recommended that the City of Montreal immediately and permanently prohibit routine police checks. which affect some groups disproportionately. She presented her recommendations at the public meeting of the Public Safety Commission, where she was invited to comment on the report on police arrests conducted by independent researchers Read More…

Eastern Canada

Quebec Invests In Protecting Youth Workers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health and Social Services Minister Lionel Carmant reiterates that support for youth protection workers is at the heart of his priorities and that many measures have already been put in place to ensure better monitoring and follow-up of vulnerable children and young people. The Minister welcomes the report Protection of Youth: Management of Interventions following a report Read More…

Eastern Canada Indigenous

Lousi Riel, Manitoba’s First Premier Honoured By The Government Of Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute “On Louis Riel Day, Canadians join the Métis Nation in honouring the life of Louis Riel. As a leader, activist and key contributor to Canadian Confederation, Louis Riel’s legacy lives on to this day and reminds us of the importance of social justice, Métis culture and heritage in Canadian society. We also recognize that November Read More…

Eastern Canada

Ontario Leads Business Mission to India

Reading Time: 2 minutes Province Works to Expand Reach of Key Tech and Infrastructure Sectors Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade TORONTO — Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, is leading a business mission to India focused on enhancing business ties to drive job creation, trade and investment in Ontario.  Twelve Ontario companies Read More…

Eastern Canada

Election Reforms Coming to Quebec

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Mrs. Andrée Laforest, tabled today in the National Assembly Bill No. 49 amending the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities, the Act respecting the ethics and deontology in municipal matters and amending various legislative provisions . It wants to strengthen municipal democracy and tighten some rules applicable to municipal Read More…

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Elizabeth May Steps Down As Green Party Leader

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yahoo News Elizabeth May announced today she’s stepping down as leader of the federal Green Party, saying she’s calling it quits at a high point for the party. May told reporters in Ottawa today that she’s leaving the job she has held since 2006 effective today. The B.C. MP said she felt comfortable stepping aside from Read More…

Eastern Canada

Au Revoir English

Reading Time: < 1 minute Quebec provincial government to table bill to phase out English greetings in the province. Most Quebecor’s great each other by saying “bonjour/hi” however the Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, says he will ensure “bonjour” is the default greeting in the “bilingual” province. We would like to say we expect more inclusive policies from the Legault government, Read More…

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Conservatives Lock Stock And Barrel With N.R.A Style Policies.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Toronto, ON – While Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are strengthening gun laws, Andrew Scheer wants to bring American-style gun laws to Canada. “While Justin Trudeau has announced a new Liberal government will ban military-style assault weapons and make it harder for criminals to get handguns, Andrew Scheer wants to bring American-style gun laws to Canada” said Liberal Read More…

Atlantic Canada Eastern Canada Western Canada

The Manchurian Candidate

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conservative leader Andy Scheer squirms to answers questions from the Canadian media as to why he hid the fact he was also an American citizen. Many Canadians resent the fact Andy and former Prime Minister Harper criticize the former Governor General Michaëlle Jean and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair for also holding dual citizenship. This is Read More…