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.
Free tuition welcome news for Ontario students who qualify
New changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) system could mean free tuition for more than 200,000 students beginning in the fall of 2017. Among them is Brittanie Jonidi, who is a crown ward, the term for foster children in Ontario, meaning she...
Majority of Ontario inmates yet to be convicted
By Gabrièle Roy | The majority of Ontario inmates serving time in pre-trial detention, known as remand is increasing. Corrections systems advocates are calling for change.
Report finds HPV-caused cancer on the rise in men
By Drew May and Lucy Juneau | A new report from the Canadian Cancer Society says that HPV-related cancer is going up in men, and doctors don't know why.
Francophone group urges official bilingualism for Canada’s capital
By Amanda Vollmershausen and Nathan Caddell | While some insist Ottawa is already a bilingual city, not everyone is sold.
Carleton asks for sexual violence policy input
By Sabrina Nemis and Martina Babiakova | Carleton University released the draft of its sexual violence policy on Oct. 6. Suzanne Blanchard, vice president students and enrolment, sent an email to the student body asking for feedback from the campus community....
Female politicians face uphill climb despite gender-balanced cabinet
By Brittany van Frankfoort and Simon Deschamps | Although Canada’s first gender-balanced cabinet established a standard for gender parity, municipally, provincially and federally, female participation continues to lag behind male participation.