Supreme Court of Canada ends hearings into Senate reform
After three days of hearings, the Supreme Court of Canada is expected to take six months to a year before it rules on a Canadian government request to determine what rights it has to impose term limits on senators in Parliament's upper chamber, the Senate. And whether it can abolish the Senate unilaterally.
The top one per cent of earners in Canada have seen their salaries increase 80 per cent since 1986 while the bottom 90 per cent of earners saw gains of only 19 per cent. That means the very rich are getting richer and everyone else has seen very little gain.
Police face off against anti-fracking Indigenous protesters, again
For the second time in less than a month, police were out in force to stop First Nation Indigenous protesters from delaying preparations for fracking in Canada's Atlantic coast province of New Brunswick.
Last month, on October 17, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) came out with riot gear, dogs, and snipers to remove a First Nation blockade protesting SWN ...
Legislation will ban candy and fruit-flavoured tobacco products in the province of Ontario, as part of on-going efforts in Canada to reduce tobacco use, particularly among young people. Flavoured tobacco products are one of the few remaining way tobacco companies can legally market to youth and the Ontario government believes many start smoking with cigarillos that taste like chocolate or ...