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Toronto School Board wants transgendered guidelines News

By Matthew Smith The Toronto District School Board has issued guidelines for transgender and gender non-conforming students and staff that it hopes will raise awareness about discrimination and harassment. The guidelines were issued  Oct. 3 as a result of a human rights complaint from a student. “A student was experiencing some difficulties with accessing programs

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Justin Trudeau campaigns in Mississauga News

By Jessy Bains and Stacey Thompson Federal Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau visited Mississauga on Thursday. It was the third stop on his cross country tour after announcing his bid for the party’s leadership on Tuesday in his Papineau riding. The event was hosted by Navdeep Bains, a former Liberal MP for Mississauga – Brampton

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Plastic bag ban: Toronto to hear public, retailers News

By Helen Surgenor The City of Toronto is calling for retailers and members of the public to weigh in on the plastic bag ban at the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee meeting next month. “We had public hearings [in 2008] and we heard what the industry wanted, and we heard what the public wanted, and

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Toronto police join national traffic blitz News

By Andrew Schopp Toronto Police are participating in a nationwide blitz on drivers, targeting traffic safety and awareness. Dubbed ‘Operation Impact’ “The goal is to bring together police services from across Canada to raise the awareness of issues of public safety on our roadways,” said Const. Tony Vella in a press release. The initiative, which

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