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Weed

How First Nations Are Dealing With Thriving, but Illegal, Cannabis Stores

In Ontario, where you can only legally buy weed from the province’s online store, dispensaries on First Nations are largely operating without interference from the state.
Colin Graf
12.20.18
News

Sarnia Doctor Charged With Sex Crime After Woman’s Weeks-Long Protest

A former patient held a sign saying she was molested by Dr. Kunwar Raj Singh, a pediatrician, when she was 15.
Colin Graf
12.7.18
Indigenous

Inside the Indigenous Community That Occupies a Canadian Military Base

Roughly 50 to 100 people live in Stony Point, which is still being cleared of the military’s unexploded bombs and grenades.
Colin Graf
9.7.17
environment

Indigenous Woman Suing Ontario Over 'Chemical Valley' Pollution

A government whistleblower is suggesting “discriminatory attitudes” may be to blame.
Colin Graf
7.14.17
News

Ontario’s New Opioid Addiction Plan May Be Hurting Terminal Patients

A bid to combat the growing opioid crisis could leave vulnerable people in painful limbo.
Colin Graf
8.8.16
News

A Canadian with an Intellectual Disability Is Fighting His 46-Cents-an-Hour Wage

"I can't start my car for that, so how is he expected to make a life that way?" his mother says.
Colin Graf
11.5.15
News

Twenty Years after Protester Killed in Ipperwash Crisis, First Nation Votes on $95M Land Deal with Government

Development of the site could still be complicated by another potential stand-off as well as unexploded munitions buried around the area.
Colin Graf
9.18.15
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Sarnia, Ontario Attempting to Patch Up its Deadly Fentanyl Problem

The small 'Chemical Valley' city has a Fentanyl death rate that is four times the provincial average.
Colin Graf
7.29.15
News

Someone in Ontario Is Decapitating Coyotes and Leaving the Bodies for Hikers to Find

The bodies of the animals were left to be found, TV-serial-killer-style.
Colin Graf
3.27.15
News

After Second Train Derailment, Ontario Town Worried It Could Be the Next Lac-Mégantic

The rash of problems in northern Ontario highlights the growing hazard in Canada and across the US of shipping crude by rail, according to a rail safety expert.
Colin Graf
3.9.15
News

Ontario Families Who Lost to Wind Turbine Companies in Court May Owe $340,000, Which Blows

Three companies are demanding almost $340,000 in total from the four families.
Colin Graf
3.6.15
News

A Land Dispute Led to Barricades Being Torn Down by First Nations in Ipperwash

Beachfront property owners have responded to a First Nations land claim by constructing makeshift barricades on the contested land.
Colin Graf
12.8.14
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