Thousands sign petition calling for CBC to host a climate debate
According to a study released by the Digital Democracy Project, climate change is on the top of the election agenda for most Canadians.
Tax haven investigation shows SNC-Lavalin has millions in offshore tax havens
According to the ICIJ, numerous Canadian companies, such as SNC-Lavalin, use Mauritius as an offshore haven to avoid paying taxes.
Trudeau still hasn’t given an update on the Saudi arms deal
Justin Trudeau still hasn’t updated Canadians on the multi-billion dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Now, he faces pressure from numerous civil society groups to act.
Human placenta found north of Peterborough, Ontario
Police have begun an investigation after finding a human placenta in a creek just north of Peterborough, ON.
NCR stabber approved to visit Toronto on two-day passes
Another patient found non-criminally responsible (NCR) for a violent crime is now eligible to visit Toronto on two-day passes. The patient is still a “significant threat” to the public.
Syrian refugee wants to bring 250 more refugees to Canada
A Syrian refugee, Hassan al-Kontar, wants to help up to 250 more refugees relocate to Canada.
Canadian dollar drops to a six-week low, trade tensions to blame
As of 9:20 am on Wednesday, 7th of August, the loonie is down even further to CAD 1.334 for USD 1.
McDonald’s “eco-friendly” paper straws can’t be recycled
In the UK, the company slashed all its plastic straws even though those could well be recycled. The organization claimed this was part of a green initiative.