Tag Archives: Queen’s Park

Canadian women march in Washington to protest President Trump Uncategorized

By: Tyler Bloomfield, Anna O’Brien, Brandon Choghri, Alanna Fairey and Hunter Crowther WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands marched for women’s rights in the U.S. capital on Saturday, voicing their concerns one day after Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the United States. Seas of demonstrators, in what was billed as the Women’s March on Washington, held signs and

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Finance Minister to release 2016 Ontario Fall Economic Statement News,Politics

By: Hunter Crowther The provincial Liberal government says only minor adjustments to the Greater Toronto Area’s housing market are to be expected in today’s fall economic statement. Finance Minister Charles Sousa will introduce Ontario’s 2016 Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review in Queen’s Park on Monday. Both he and Premier Kathleen Wynne said there would be modifications to the

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Sex ed protestors converge on Queen’s Park News

By Ian Burns and Rebecca Hamill Nobrega Protestors were in full voice outside Queen’s Park on Tuesday in order to express their opposition to the Ontario government’s new sexual education curriculum. The revised curriculum was released by Education Minister Liz Sandals on Monday, and contains issues such as puberty, relationships, gender identity, masturbation and homosexuality. According

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Dowdeswell sworn in as Ontario’s new Lieutenant Governor News,Politics

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By Travis Pereira Ontario’s 29th Lieutenant Governor has been sworn in at Queen’s Park. Elizabeth Dowdeswell arrived at the legislative chamber in the traditional horse and carriage procession down University Avenue. It was the second day of ceremonies involving Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor. Yesterday marked the end of the term of outgoing Lieutenant Governor David Onley. Prime

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The Sardine Award: who gets the blame for crowded commutes? Politics

If the TTC is sick, there’s some confusion among transit advocates about the diagnosis, as well as the cure.

The advocacy group TTCriders, dressed as sardines, literally laid the blame on the doorstep of Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray, awarding him the sarcastic “Sardine Award” for failing to “fix public transit.”