As hate crimes rise, M-103 more than symbolic, supporters say
By Sima Shakeri | Capital News Online looks at the potential effects of M-103 on rising hate crime rates against Canadian Muslims.
Vacancy rebate program: Landlords say it’s fair, cities want it gone
By Jolson Lim and Lindsay Campbell | Ontario cities are looking to scrap the tax credit but building owners see it as a fair program.
Medical cannabis users hoping for separate recreational access system
As the federal government’s spring goal for introducing legalized cannabis legislation grows nearer, interested parties continue to look to the country’s current medical access system for the drug to light the way.
Proposed tobacco laws could help youth addictions go up in smoke
By Petronella Duda | Health Canada has proposed changes to the federal tobacco-control policy that would affect youth in post-secondary institutions
Canadian women: Fighting for equal pay
By Andrew Price | Canadian women are still behind when it comes to equal pay with their male counterparts.
Risky business: Female entrepreneurs eye economic growth
By Brian Hill and Lindsay Bright | Women entrepreneurs in Canada take on greater risk to grow businesses.
Assisted dying in Canada: How have physicians fared so far?
By Alex Parsons and Karissa Gall | After assisted dying became legal in Canada last June, a rising number of Canadians are visiting their physicians to get assistance ending their lives.
Consumer groups say wireless code needs to change as data use soars
By: Justin Samanski-Langille and Elise von Scheel | The CRTC is reviewing its three-year-old wireless code to ensure it meets its mandate in a constantly evolving wireless market.
Ottawa health centre wants green light for supervised injection site
On February 6, Health Minister Jane Philpott announced the federal government’s authorization of three new supervised injection sites in Montreal. In addition to Vancouver’s two sites already in operation, the newly approved drug injection sites make Montreal...
Needle numbers in Ottawa: How many are improperly disposed?
By Kelsey Curtis and Petronella Duda | Ottawa has been experiencing high numbers of improperly discarded needles since 2014. Could needle drop boxes and safe injection sites be a solution?