Category Archives: Politics

Video: Olivia Chow scrummed after York U gridlock meeting Politics

[youtube id=”XDVU2F8IeuQ” width=”620″ height=”360″] Videography by Stephen Donkers Olivia Chow was scrummed after giving a talk at York University, Thursday. “It’s never too late for a better city,” said Chow when asked about whether the damage to the city’s infrastructure has already been done. When asked about her preference between subways and LRTs, Chow said

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Kathleen Wynne officially becomes Ontario’s new leader News, Politics, Uncategorized

  By Kate McCullough The torch was officially passed to Kathleen Wynne Thursday morning as she was named Ontario’s premier-designate. “It is a great honour and pleasure to be here. I am just here to accept this honour,” Wynne told The Globe and Mail Thursday. “I had the opportunity this morning to thank the premier

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Google Maps makes North Korean prison camps visible News, Politics

Compiled by Amber Daugherty Google maps now show details in North Korea, a country known for being secretive – even to the online giant. Photos are now available showing various landmarks – Kim Il-sung Square, The Grand Theatre and subway stops – in Pyongyang, the country’s capital. Included on the maps are large gray areas,

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Wynne has busy schedule ahead of Feb.19 deadline News, Politics

By Amber Daugherty Time is already ticking for Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s new premier-designate. With Saturday’s celebration behind her, Wynne has already rolled up her sleeves as she begins working to accomplish everything needed in the next three weeks. Boxes to be checked off her to-do list before ending the prorogation of Parliament on Feb. 19

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Ford or no Ford: Torontonians weigh in News, Politics, Uncategorized

Humber News reporter Ali Chiasson and videographer Jesse Thomas were at City Hall on the eve of the Divisional Court decision in Mayor Rob Ford’s conflict of interest case. Judges will hand down their verdict Friday morning to determine whether or not he will continue as mayor or not. The people of Toronto share their

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Spence supporters vow native ‘struggle will continue’ News, Politics

by Shumu Haque The hunger strike by First Nation Attawapiskat’s Chief of Council Theresa Spence may have ended, but her supporters say the struggle to ensure equal opportunities for the aboriginal people will continue. Following the end of a six-week hunger strike by Spence, her spokesperson, Danny Metatawabin, said, “the fight does not end because

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