- Farm workers in cannabis grow-op raids often oblivious to criminal nature, OPP sayby Jason Viau on May 16, 2022 at 8:00 am
Illegal marijuana grow operations most often crop up on the Ontario Provincial Police’s radar in Essex County, where farm workers are “almost every time” unaware of the criminals behind the cannabis, police told CBC News. A union rep says migrant workers are ‘easy targets’ for such ‘unscrupulous employers and criminals.’
- Family shocked by daycare’s call to child protection without warning, question if discrimination at playby Leah Hendry,Benjamin Shingler on May 16, 2022 at 8:00 am
A Montreal family was reported to youth protection without warning based on their son’s behaviour at daycare. The couple questions whether race played a role in the decision, and point to research that shows Black families are more likely to be reported.
- Buyers say Mississauga developer ‘holding deposits hostage’ after project went awryby Angelina King on May 16, 2022 at 8:00 am
After a Mississauga, Ont., development project went sideways, the builder sold the land. But buyers say they were never told about the sale or the fate of the project. Instead, they received letters stating they were in violation of their sales agreements and the company is keeping their deposits — unless they agree not to take legal action.
- How Doug Ford went from being a drag on his party to a major assetby Mark Gollom on May 16, 2022 at 8:00 am
When the Ontario Progressive Conservatives took control of the province in 2018, much of the credit for their victory was given to the former Liberal government’s unpopular leader. Now, with current polling showing the PCs in the lead, analysts say Doug Ford is the reason for it, not despite it.
- How prejudice rooted in an ancient social system has migrated from India to Canadaby Shlok Talati on May 16, 2022 at 8:00 am
Discrimination based on caste is an issue some people of Indian heritage in Canada say needs to addressed. They say prejudice against the Dalit community persists, and is in some cases is even worse than in India.
- Lebanon’s Hezbollah appears headed to election losses in early resultsby The Associated Press on May 16, 2022 at 7:48 am
Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group and its allies appear to have suffered some losses in this weekend’s parliamentary elections, with their opponents gaining more seats and some of their traditional partners not making it into the legislature, early results showed Monday.
- Flames win Game 7 in OT, setting up 1st Battle of Alberta since 1991by Donna Spencer on May 16, 2022 at 5:04 am
The Calgary Flames won a playoff series for just the second time in the last 17 years with Sunday’s 3-2 overtime win over the visiting Dallas Stars in the seventh and deciding game of their series.
- Suspect in California shooting that left 1 dead was hog-tied by churchgoers, police sayby The Associated Press on May 15, 2022 at 9:21 pm
A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church on Sunday, killing one person and wounding five senior citizens before being stopped and hog-tied by parishioners in what a sheriff’s official called an act of “exceptional heroism and bravery.”
- David Milgaard, who spent 23 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, dead at 69by Meghan Grant on May 15, 2022 at 5:23 pm
David Milgaard died in a Calgary hospital this weekend, a source close to the family has confirmed.
- ‘It could have been anyone,’ says member of Buffalo neighbourhood grieving after mass shootingon May 15, 2022 at 4:40 pm
- Putin’s irrationality meant no one could have prevented war: Canada’s envoy to Ukraineby Christian Paas-Lang on May 15, 2022 at 4:06 pm
Canada’s ambassador to Ukraine says Putin’s irrationality meant no one could have stopped him from war, as NATO seems set to expand with Finland’s application to join the alliance.
- Queer Prom event in Ontario gives attendees the chance to show up as their true selvesby Saira Peesker on May 15, 2022 at 3:51 pm
Set for May 22 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Fruit Salad Queer Prom offers a chance for those in the LGBTQ community to experience prom as their true selves, however they have come to define that.
- Inspired by daughter, architect approaches accessibility as a ‘lifestyle’by Eric Anderson on May 15, 2022 at 11:00 am
Charles Olfert works with businesses and organizations to make their spaces more accessible for people with physical and intellectual disabilities. He credits his daughter, who has cerebral palsy and for whom he’s designed multiple spaces, with expanding his outlook on accessibility issues.
- Life was a struggle in Zimbabwe. Moving to Nunavut gave me hopeby Francisca Mandeya on May 15, 2022 at 8:00 am
Francisca Mandeya was a die-hard Zimbabwean who had never dreamed of leaving Africa. But when her family offered hope for a better life in Nunavut, she took the plunge.
- Courts not protecting our kids, domestic violence survivors sayby Tara Carman,Lori Ward,Andreas Wesley on May 15, 2022 at 8:00 am
Survivors of domestic violence are generally supportive of their children having a relationship with their former partners, but say they wish their concerns about safety, retraumatization and their childrens’ fears about being around the other parent were given greater consideration in family court, a CBC investigation has found.
- Millions don’t vote in Ontario elections. Here’s how some are tackling low turnoutby Haydn Watters on May 15, 2022 at 8:00 am
The last Ontario election in 2018 had the highest voter turnout in almost two decades, with about 57 per cent of eligible voters casting a ballot. Still, that means millions didn’t vote. Here are some of the people who are trying to change that ahead of the June 2 election.
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