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Toronto Pride Defiant Despite Risk of Anti-Gay and Far-Right Protest

Following recent incidents in Detroit and Hamilton, organizers and police are stepping up security.
Hilary Beaumont
Mack Lamoureux
6.21.19
News

Andrew Scheer's Climate Plan Would Increase Emissions: Expert

Scheer’s plan looks similar to the platform released recently by a major Canadian oil and gas lobby group.
Hilary Beaumont
6.19.19
News

Canada Declares Climate Emergency, Then Approves Massive Oil Pipeline Expansion

Canada can’t meet its Paris climate targets without reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, experts say.
Hilary Beaumont
6.18.19
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Toronto Raptors Celebration Marred by Reported Shooting in Nathan Phillips Square

The reported shooting led hundreds to flee the scene, which featured the entire Raptors team and dignitaries such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Mack Lamoureux
Hilary Beaumont
6.17.19
environment

This Father-Daughter Team Is Taking on Justin Trudeau over Climate Change

They are threatening a court challenge if the Liberal cabinet approves the Trans Mountain expansion next week, saying it would put Canada’s youth at risk.
Hilary Beaumont
6.14.19
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How One LGBTQ Group Forged Ahead After Their City’s Pride Was Cancelled

Shades of Colour organized events for Pride Month to make space for people they say were left out of Edmonton Pride.
Hilary Beaumont
6.13.19
News

Jason Kenney Accused of Rolling Back LGBTQ Protections During Pride Month

The UCP government in Alberta will allow schools to delay approvals of Gay-Straight Alliances, and has defunded a working group on banning conversion therapy.
Hilary Beaumont
6.12.19
News

Justin Trudeau Will Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021, If Re-Elected

Canada’s plastic waste has become an international embarrassment.
Hilary Beaumont
6.10.19
News

The Americas Want an Investigation Into Canada's 'Genocide' of Indigenous Women

The Organization of American States, which Canada is a part of, has asked Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to form an expert panel to clarify the issue.
Hilary Beaumont
6.6.19
News

After Donald Trump Cuts Global Abortion Funding, Justin Trudeau Steps In With $700 Million

A new report suggests the U.S restrictions on foreign funding have seriously harmed the reproductive health of women in a number of countries.
Hilary Beaumont
6.5.19
News

Indigenous Women and Girls In Canada Are Facing 'Genocide': National Inquiry

The long-anticipated government report says Canadians show ‘appalling apathy’ to the issue.
Hilary Beaumont
6.3.19
News

NDP Reveals ‘Ambitious’ Climate Change Plan

Environmental groups are praising Jagmeet Singh’s new plan, which promises to save Canadians $900 per year on home energy costs through upgrades.
Hilary Beaumont
5.31.19
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