Kathleen Wynne wants to clear-cut an area more than half the size of Toronto in Grassy Narrows, an area already devastated by the tragedy of mercury poisoning. Grassy says No. The Supreme Court ruled that the province of Ontario has jurisdiction over the land, however.
So, what do you think of Grassy Narrows' Supreme Court ruling?
The recent surge in violence between Israel and Hamas has left many in Canada deeply upset, angry and frustrated. The violence directed at civilians on both sides is wrong, and should be condemned. However, the conflict remains lopsided as deaths in Gaza continue to rise.
How can Canadians work to end the current conflict in Gaza?
In the last six months, we've been busy. We've launched A LOT of special series delving into issues that matter to our readers. And, with the continued support from our readers, we look forward to launching many more!
Which original rabble series caught your eye?
Seems to us that there are a number of important rulings against the Federal government lately. A lot. Here are just a few:
What would you like to tell the Courts?
The CBC announced cuts on Thursday and a shift in its priorities from television and radio to digital and mobile services, which will affect supper-hour news broadcasts and programs produced in-house, and will reduce up to 1,500 staff by 2020.
What do you think about the CBC cuts?
Today, Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced an overhaul to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program including: lifting the ban on hiring Temporary Foreign Workers at fast-food restaurants, increasing application fees for employers who want to hire TFWs, and limiting the number of low-wage TFWs who can be hired by an employer.
What do you think of the changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program?
On Wednesday, Peter MacKay tabled the Conservatives' new sex work legislation, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, which criminalizes the purchase of sex, the communication for the purpose of selling sex, the gain in material benefit from sex work and advertising sexual services.
What do you think about Peter MacKay's proposed sex work law?
This week, the Ontario Court of Appeal is hearing an appeal concerning the right to housing.
Does the right to housing belong in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms?