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Ontario’s will be seeing relief from high hydro bills following a decade of steadily increasing rates and the Liberals’ steady decline in approval ratings.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a new plan Thursday morning that will reduce hydro rates by about 17% on the average bill.
That’s on top of the 8% reduction announced at the beginning of the year, making rates drop by a total of 25% on average.
Wynne said the rate relief strategy—which will kick in this summer—is built to last.
Heart-wrenching tweets from 7-year-old Aleppo girl show an inside look of Aleppo International, News, Uncategorized
By: Kylie Vaillancourt Bana Alabed, a seven-year-old girl who received thousands of followers from tweeting in Aleppo since September, tweeted Sunday that her house had been bombed. Tonight we have no house, it’s bombed & I got in rubble. I saw deaths and I almost died. – Bana #Aleppo pic.twitter.com/arGYZaZqjg — Bana Alabed (@AlabedBana) November
By: Sveta Soloveva Tattoo artists usually have many paintings in their portfolio, but hardly anyone seems to see them unless they’re checking their Instagram accounts, said Emily May Rose, a Toronto-based illustrator and curator of a new exhibition in the city’s west end . She approached her 12 favourite tattoo artists in the city and displayed at the Northern
By: Sargon Jajjo Desire for change may play a critical factor in two provincial by-elections being held Thursday in Ontario The by-elections will be held in Ottawa-Vanier, traditionally a seat the Liberal government controls. The second by-election will be held in the Niagara-West Glanbrook region, which has been held by the Progressive Conservatives and where
By: Shaunte Sterling The Humber community came together for its annual Aboriginal Services Fair and All Nations Pow-Wow in the school’s Ignite Student Centre on Thursday. The event organized by the Aboriginal Resource Center showcased traditional drumming, dancing and craft vendors. Amy Rochard comes to the Humber Pow-Wow every year and appreciates students who has
By: Chris Besik As New Zealand recovers from a cluster of powerful earthquakes and after-shocks, earthquake experts in Canada say this country could be rocked by similar quakes on our West Coast. “People in Vancouver have chosen to live there, so they’re going to get an earthquake every 100 years or so and in California the same,”
By Ieva Lucs and Irina Kouchnir Barbara Cartwright, an award-winning leader in animal welfare and CEO of the Ottawa-based Canadian Federation of Humane Societies, spoke to Humber’s journalism students on the hot topic of breed specific legislation. Cartwright pointed out the contentious divide in perceptions on pit bulls in Ontario. “As we criminalize pit bulls we drive
Map made by Chris Besik By: Tyler Bloomfield, Hunter Crowther Donald Trump has surpassed 270 electoral votes and Hillary Clinton called him to concede the election, meaning Trump has become the president-elect of the United States. Despite nearly every major poll indicating Clinton would become the first female president of the United States, Trump shocked