Rising right whale death toll could be ‘catastrophic’ to species, marine biologist says
Tonya Wimmer of the Marine Animal Response Society says collecting biological samples will be critical to determining what happened to the whales and preventing further losses.
With strike deadline looming, talks continue between LCBO, union
Still under a media blackout, neither side will comment on how negotiations are going. A few stores are open late in downtown Toronto on Sunday but most stores will close at 6 p.m.
As the queer community spreads out, can the gay village remain vital?
The truth about the gay village is that for at least a decade, a lot of young queer life in Toronto has coalesced outside of it.
Violence in Ontario schools prompts call for more front-line staff
Unions say help in classrooms needed as teachers, education assistants say incidents on the rise.
Float in Montreal Fête nationale parade sparks outrage
Clip viewed more than 200,000 times on Facebook shows four Black men pushing a float by hand, followed by an all-white chorus.
LCBO strike negotiations go under ‘blackout’ until Monday
Details of the bargaining between the LCBO and the union representing its workers are now under a “media blackout” imposed Saturday morning.
Chemical exposure at Ottawa-area golf club sends several to hospital
At least eight people were affected, though paramedics said they treated at least 13 patients.
Ottawa wants clarification in rights tribunal ruling on services for Indigenous kids
Health Minister Jane Philpott said they are seeking clarity from the Federal Court on two specific aspects of the ruling made in January 2016.
Mulcair raises concerns about Canadian sniper story
National Defence says the sniper was part of the Joint Task Force 2 special forces unit when he shot an enemy fighter from 3,540 metres away. Mulcair says the incident calls into question the government’s claim that Canadian forces are not involved in direct combat in Iraq.
Gen. Jonathan Vance to issue directive encouraging military Pride participation
Sources are describing the measure as part of a larger effort to make the military more diverse and inclusive.