New Canadians are assessed based on their skills and professional experience, but those same skills and experience are completely devalued once they settle here.
Regarded as the lifeline of Knights Table, Brampton’s three-meals-a-day every day of the year soup kitchen, about 160 volunteers and donors were recently honoured with awards for their good work. Knights Table began in 1990, when Brampton resident Cecil Peters saw a man sifting through garbage in search of a meal. Peters talked with Knights […]
The More Homes, More Choices Act was introduced on May second of this year and received royal assent a little over a month later on June 6. Unsurprisingly, it doesn’t look like it will give Ontarians more homes or more choices. In fact, we’ll likely end up with less. More Homes, More Choices drastically alters […]
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) provides cash to help with living expenses for people with disabilities and their families. Prescription drugs and vision care may also be covered, and help with finding and keeping a job. Ontario Premier Doug Ford wants to overhaul ODSP, but his changes will leave many people worse off. ODSP reduces […]
All parts of Peel are into trees this spring. Mississauga, with a million trees on public land (250,000 of them on boulevards) is planting a tree of knowledge — educating Mississaugans about telling the City’s Forestry department about dead or dying or damaged trees. And what to do after a tree-ravaging storm. On the brighter […]
How is it possible that a government opposed by a sizable majority of voters apparently has carte blanche to do whatever it wants? The root of our problem is a wonky electoral system which effectively disenfranchises half the population entitled to representation and throws our constitutional machinery out of gear.