Canadian wildlife in decline despite federal protection, says WWF report
By Rachel Levy-McLaughlin | A recent report by World Wildlife Fund Canada is painting an alarming picture of the state of Canada’s wildlife. WWF-Canada found that half of the species they studied are in decline, even species under federal protection.
Ontario funding supports survivors from human trafficking
By Emma Jiayue Liu | The recent funding announcements from the Ontario government will help provide more help for trafficking victims, while local organizations highlight the significance of addressing post traumatic stress disorder.
Government’s new culture plan faces criticism
By Mackenzie White | Federal government and Netflix invest $500 million in Canadian productions impacting entertainment and culture.
Sandy Hill closer to opening supervised injection site
By Matt Yuyitung | The Sandy Hill site is currently projected to open sometime between late November and early December.
Challenges ahead for universal pharmacare in Canada
By Nicole Babb | Experts say federal and provincial relations and opposition from stakeholders are standing in the way of universal pharmacare in Canada.
Ottawa shelter calls for better access to menstrual products
By Victoria Christie | Menstrual supplies are a necessity for women, but there is a lack of access to these products for homeless women living in shelters and on the streets in Ottawa.
Ontario youth still tanning despite ban, survey says
By Sarah Davies | Youth indoor tanning is banned in Ontario, but a survey from ultraviolet radiation advocates shows that weak enforcement of the ban may be failing teens.
Healthy food access a challenge for downtown residents
By Heather Keary | Centretown residents have limited grocery options, a symptom of larger social issues.
Ontario youth struggle with employment amidst a transitioning labour market
By Clarissa Leirtaha | Ontario's labour market is failing to provide full-time work to youth: four experts weigh in on the challenges and solutions to youth unemployment.
International students angry over tuition increases, lack of financial aid
By Emma Davis | Reforms to student financial aid are putting the crunch on international students.