Staggering decrease of youth offences in Canada
By Tamara Spitzer| A recent Statistics Canada analysis has found a fundamental change in law enforcement’s approach to young offenders has led to a 45 per cent decrease in the rate of offences committed by youth over the past 10 years, and rehabilitation...
Ottawa health bodies bluntly disapprove of looming Marijuana legalization
By Patrick Barrios | Due to public health concerns, Ottawa’s health bodies remain largely opposed to the recreational use of cannabis.
Ontario’s proposed affordable housing rules fall flat, advocates say
By Alyssa Del Castillo-Roussy | Advocates dismiss Ontario’s first draft on inclusionary zoning and question its “pro-developer” tendencies.
Bonjour-Hello: Census sees bilingualism rise in Ottawa
By Keegan Hughes l More Canadians are speaking both of the country's official languages than ever before. What does this mean for Ottawa?
Do blurred federal-provincial political lines confuse voters?
By Clive Ngan | Experts warn that similarities in party names and branding may lead to the blurring of lines between provincial and federal parties.
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.
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.
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.
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...