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How Canada’s new pot laws will impact youth remains ambiguous

As Canadians brace for the great unknown with the launch of legal cannabis sales Wednesday, the most searing question of all might hinge on how the new laws will impact the youngest among us. Legalization means a green light for adults to use cannabis for pleasure, as they do alcohol. But it also comes with Read more about How Canada’s new pot laws will impact youth remains ambiguous[…]

Air Canada employees feared reprisal for reporting safety concerns, Transport Canada found

Air Canada employees feared they would be punished by managers if they reported safety concerns, according to a never-before released report from a 2013 government inspection of the country’s largest airline. The finding by Transport Canada raises questions about the strength of the airline’s internal system meant to flag risks before they become safety problems. Read more about Air Canada employees feared reprisal for reporting safety concerns, Transport Canada found[…]

Mihevc defends Tory robocall at heated Toronto-St. Paul’s ward debate

Incumbents Josh Matlow and Joe Mihevc made their case to a crowd of Toronto-St. Paul’s voters at the lone ward debate Monday night. They both acknowledged early on in the evening that neither of them chose to be in this situation — a council shrunk to 25 wards from 44 that has pitted them against Read more about Mihevc defends Tory robocall at heated Toronto-St. Paul’s ward debate[…]

Toronto's historic Matador Ballroom is up for sale again

Just when we thought the Matador Ballroom was finally coming back we’re learning that the dream of a live music venue and restaurant near the corner of College and Dovercourt may not come to fruition. Late Friday, long-time owner Paul McCaugney, admitted on Facebook that the project had hit a big hurdle. His brother and major investor has left the Read more about Toronto's historic Matador Ballroom is up for sale again[…]

Mayoral forum on affordable housing derailed by gate-crashing candidates, shouting

What was meant to be a mayoral forum on affordable housing briefly descended into chaos Monday night as crowd members stood and chanted and uninvited mayoral candidates either dominated or refused to leave the stage. The forum, in the auditorium at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, was planned Read more about Mayoral forum on affordable housing derailed by gate-crashing candidates, shouting[…]

Police just scaled a Brampton apartment in dramatic takedown

Some members of the Peel Regional Police created a scene out of a movie this weekend, as they rappelled down the side of a building firing shots of smoke through a window.  Video posted to YouTube shows four of the force’s officers climbing down the side of an apartment building near Shopper’s World, at 430 McMurchy Read more about Police just scaled a Brampton apartment in dramatic takedown[…]

Sidewalk Labs promises not to control data collected in Quayside’s public spaces

Sidewalk Labs is promising it won’t control data collected in the public spaces of a “smart city” proposed for Toronto’s waterfront — and says it wants to see a public trust created to take charge of such data. Amid a growing controversy over data collection, control and privacy, Manhattan-based Sidewalk Labs announced Monday it will Read more about Sidewalk Labs promises not to control data collected in Quayside’s public spaces[…]

This stunning waterfall near Toronto is the perfect fall day trip

Who said that chasing waterfalls was just a summer thing? Some of Ontario’s most breathtaking falls shouldn’t be missed just because the weather got a little cooler. I could even argue that they’re at their most beautiful right now, with the colours peaking and heavy water flowing. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Caroline (@careless_wandering) on Read more about This stunning waterfall near Toronto is the perfect fall day trip[…]

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