Job or earning; what’s more important?
Known across Canada: Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Less than 1 month after being elected he’s been said to be moving Ontario backwards. He’s been called a dictator by NDP Leader, MPP Andrea Horwath, leader of the opposition. Actions of his government include ending the 3-month York University strike and elimination of Cap and Trade of Carbon pollution implemented by the previous government. Premier Ford has been strongly criticised for removing the Ontario Sex Ed curriculum, changing what was to be taught in September 2018 for what was taught in 1998.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau changes to the federal Carbon Tax on July 7 reduces payments on Carbon pollution in companies of different sizes in various industries. Premier Ford then announced it was taking the federal government to court based on constitutional violation. Leader of the Green Party, MPP Mike Schreiner says government is interested in spending time in court than saving tax payers’ money and bettering the environment.
Are there unexplored ways governments can save money?
Toronto flying across the Atlantic just to play rugby
Today the top news in Canada: Toronto FC in the MLS final, the first time a Canadian team has won the Eastern Final and will play in the Championship. It’s a fact. There are rumours that Montreal will be re-entering the MLB and Vancouver is set to re-join NBA. Today Toronto is the only Canadian city with a team in MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS; next year there’s going to be another Toronto: Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto FC will be sitting next to Toronto Wolfpack, the first transatlantic sports team, aka the first sports team that crosses the Atlantic just to play in a league – the RFL (Rugby Football League).
Just south of Queen St, between Bay St. and Dufferin St, Lamport Stadium, The Den, will join BMO Field, Air Canada Centre and Roger’s Centre as home ground for a Toronto team. Rugby is in the vocabulary of many Torontonians but what’s missing? The Laws
Student movements and campaigns for Syrians at York University
Presently there’s a fragile truce organized led by USA with cooperation from Russia and present Syrian president Bashar al-Assad; it does not include rebels and has seen a continuation of exchange in fire. Using the truce the UN is working to bring humanitarian aid to war stricken areas. Journalists including CBC are using it to gather information and provide pictures of war-torn regions. Throughout the war community activists to bring attention to the crisis and have created opportunities for the public to assist. This includes students at York University.