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Quebec premier to make rare address in Ontario legislature

Quebec’s Philippe Couillard will be the first premier from another province to address the Ontario legislature in more than half a century when he arrives next week. 201 more words

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Erratic 'Wild West' scheduling holds millions of Ontario workers hostage

Toronto mother Samantha Henry wishes she could give her three young kids the simple things: a promise to watch her son’s volleyball game, to be home for dinner, to be there for bedtime. 1,495 more words

Toronto

Child advocate urging Ontario to overhaul 'confused' CAS system

The provincial government must grab control of a child protection system that is “at best fragmented and at worst confused” when caring for Ontario’s most vulnerable children, the province’s child advocate says. 800 more words

Toronto

Ontario's affordable housing wait list hits record high

Ontario’s affordable housing wait list continues to break records, with more than 168,000 households now waiting an average of almost four years.

An additional 3,600 households joined the line in 2014, according to the Ontario Non-profit Housing Association’s annual wait list survey, being released Monday. 650 more words

Toronto

Sharon VanStarkenburg - Hungry Ghosts Art Exhibition

I adore Sharon VanStarkenburg’s paintings; she’s one of my absolute favourite artists. Not to mention one of my favourite people.

I first met this talented artist when I contacted her last year to see if she would donate a piece to our Homes with Woofs fundraiser. 462 more words

Hungry Ghosts

Monday Monuments and Memorials – John McCrae, In Flanders Fields, Ottawa

Statue of John McCrae, Ottawa

In Flanders Fields

Dedication

Sculptors … credit where credit is due

Yesterday marked 100 years since John McCrae wrote In Flanders Fields. 118 more words

Monuments And Memorials