There’s plenty of controversy about foreign aid in Africa. It’s common knowledge that NGO corruption has often left out the needy and instead paid the salaries of administrators who don’t personally dig wells, hand out mosquito nets, or build schools.
A two-day conference dedicated to speeches by experts, Q&As, and discussions on parenting in Toronto this weekend aims to explore the challenges of modern-day child development and give parents and educators a better understanding of the issues. The 2012 Child Development and Community Conference (CDCC) presented by the KMT Learning Group will feature talks by […]
OTTAWA—Liberal MP Justin Trudeau beat Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau in a fund-raising boxing match on the weekend. Conditions of a bet between the contenders meant that the loser, Brazeau, had to get his hair cut in the foyer of the House of Commons Monday and wear a Liberal-logoed hockey sweater with “Trudeau No. 1” on […]
Over 8,000 Ontario post-secondary students took part in the annual provincially-funded contest that rewards students for quitting smoking. Kim, pictured here with LTPB organizers, won a cheque for $1,000.
Ontario’s economy is slated for a modest rebound in growth this year thanks to higher demand for the province’s exports in the U.S. and renewed strength in capital spending at the municipal and regional levels, according to an RBC Economics forecast.
Women are still underrepresented in leadership roles in the GTA, with the numbers being even worse for visible minority women, says a study by Ryerson University researchers studying women in senior leadership positions across the GTA.
2012 is a big year for Canada Blooms, the biggest year ever in fact. Co-locating with the National Home Show for the first time makes the combination North America’s largest home and garden event, both in attendance and square footage.
On Tuesday, Toronto’s city council passed a resolution that it wanted to be exempt from the Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA). The move was welcomed the Canadian Auto Workers and Council of Canadians, long-time opponents of the free trade deal.
As the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination approaches on March 21, an Alberta organization is campaigning all month long in an effort to educate and inspire local communities to work towards eliminating racism in the province.
On a cold and extremely windy March 3, things heated up in front of Cornwall Community Hospital as about 100 people rallied to ask for an assessment of what they perceive as the hospital’s unfair hiring practices.