Hockey Canada pulled back the curtain on the ugliness in its game. Here’s what it found

Hockey Canada pulled back the curtain on the ugliness in its game.  Here’s what it found

For the first time, Hockey Canada has created a picture of the discrimination that takes place on ice rinks in this country. In a report released Friday, the national hockey organization collected data on incidents from each of its 13 member hockey organizations during the 2021-22 hockey season, the first in an annual series of … Read more

York Memorial students stage mass strike over security concerns

York Memorial students stage mass strike over security concerns

Hundreds of teenagers from York Memorial Collegiate Institute staged a massive strike on Friday to protest what they say is an unsafe learning environment, overpolicing and a lack of teachers, meaning some classes are not conducted with children sent to the library or cafeteria. Najmo Mohammed, a grade 11 student who feels “very unsafe”, longs … Read more

Peel warns of a $2 billion shortfall under the new housing bill

Peel warns of a  billion shortfall under the new housing bill

The Peel region says it could lose $2 billion over the next 10 years due to changes in development costs enshrined in the controversial More Homes Built Faster Act, a sweeping provincial law that aims to build 1.5 million homes by 2031. to build houses. The estimated shortfall would make it difficult to fund the … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Ghana’s missed penalty vs. Uruguay. Again

FIFA World Cup 2022: Ghana’s missed penalty vs.  Uruguay.  Again

History really does repeat itself sometimes. Ghana’s missed penalty in Friday’s World Cup match against Uruguay brought back uneasy football memories for the African nation against its South American opponent. Referee Daniel Siebert awarded the Black Stars a penalty in the 21st minute of the Group H game, and it looked like Ghana were poised … Read more

FIFA World Cup: What the world is saying about Morocco losing to Canada

FIFA World Cup: What the world is saying about Morocco losing to Canada

Canada took to the field with Morocco on Thursday and had nothing to lose and everything to gain at the World Cup in Qatar. The Red one needed a draw or a win to make history for the Canadian Men’s Soccer World Cup, but they couldn’t pull it off and fell 2-1. The 2022 FIFA … Read more

Elon Musk suspends Kanye West’s Twitter account over a swastika post

Elon Musk suspends Kanye West’s Twitter account over a swastika post

Kanye West’s Twitter account has been suspended after the rapper posted an image of a swastika in the Star of David, violating the social media platform’s rules against inciting violence. Elon Musk, Twitter’s new owner and CEO, confirmed the suspension in response to the now-deleted tweet early Friday morning. Before his account was suspended, West … Read more

Grassy Narrows takes victory 20 years after the logging blockade began

Grassy Narrows takes victory 20 years after the logging blockade began

For 20 years they have blocked and marched, taken to court and negotiated, chanted and drummed to protect their forest from clear-cutting. And on the eve of celebrating two decades of resistance, they have been told that no logging company or sawmill will touch trees on their land without their permission. “This is an important … Read more

Ontario will need thousands of additional workers to provide $10 a day of childcare, lawyers warn

Ontario will need thousands of additional workers to provide  a day of childcare, lawyers warn

The county government needs a plan so childcare centers can find — and retain — tens of thousands of early childhood educators and other staff — to meet the demand for $10-a-day daycare, experts say. “We have nowhere near that number of employees. The challenge really is that we already have a retention and recruitment … Read more

TikTok creators caught up in battle between Ottawa and big tech

TikTok creators caught up in battle between Ottawa and big tech

OTTAWA — It was a meeting between federal officials and TikTokers that left Native content creator Vanessa Brousseau afraid of ever speaking to the government again. But it was also a gathering, federal sources say, that was mired in misunderstandings about what Ottawa’s controversial online streaming law is really about. “It is very intimidating… just … Read more

Justin Trudeau rolls out dental benefits for kids

Justin Trudeau rolls out dental benefits for kids

OTTAWA – Canadians can now apply for federal assistance for the costs of their children’s dental visits under a program that is not only a model for a national dental care system, but also part of the political model the government uses to stay indoors current. The government began accepting applications for the new benefit … Read more