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‘We are seeing signs of a new understanding.’ Pride Toronto says police in uniform can march in 2019 parade

Pride Toronto has announced that Toronto police officers will be permitted to march in the parade in uniform next summer after visible police presence was banned from the 2018 and 2017 festivities. The organization, which runs the annual summer parade and events to celebrate the LGBTQ2S community, put out a written statement Tuesday clarifying that Read more about ‘We are seeing signs of a new understanding.’ Pride Toronto says police in uniform can march in 2019 parade[…]

Markham just banned smoking weed in public

Markham residents, beware. Cannabis consumption in public will no longer be allowed, setting the city apart from most other municipalities. Markham’s city council held a special meeting today to outline bylaws around cannabis mere hours before it is legalized.  From Markham Town Centre, where the city just passed the Cannabis By-law to prohibit smoking of Read more about Markham just banned smoking weed in public[…]

Premier Doug Ford’s cap-and-trade move will cost treasury $3B over four years

Premier Doug Ford’s move to scrap Ontario’s cap-and-trade alliance with Quebec and California will deal a $3-billion blow to the treasury, according to the province’s financial accountability officer. “By cancelling the cap-and-trade program, the province’s annual budget balance will worsen by a cumulative total of $3 billion over the next four years,” Peter Weltman warned Read more about Premier Doug Ford’s cap-and-trade move will cost treasury $3B over four years[…]

Toronto Pride say police welcome to participate in parade next year

Pride Toronto is reversing a controversial decision to bar police from marching in uniform in the annual Pride Parade. In an open letter, the organization announced it is allowing the Toronto Police Service to submit an application, and if the application meets all the requirements, they will let the cops march.  “We asked the Toronto Read more about Toronto Pride say police welcome to participate in parade next year[…]

Locked on Raptors #396 – Chris Boucher signs & Listener Questions

Sean Woodley discusses Chris Boucher earning Toronto’s second two-way deal and answers some listener questions. In Episode 396 of Locked on Raptors, Sean Woodley goes solo to discuss Chris Boucher earning the second two-way deal ahead of Deng Adel and Eric Moreland. He then takes a few listener questions to wrap up the preseason. Please Read more about Locked on Raptors #396 – Chris Boucher signs & Listener Questions[…]

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[…]

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