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Region of Peel seeks public input on strategic plan

November 29, 2018November 29, 2018

The Region of Peel is looking for input from residents on what matters the most by participating in an online survey from now until Wednesday, Dec. 5. Input from the survey will help inform the region’s priorities for the next four-year term of council (2018 to 2022) and achieve Peel’s 20-year strategic plan, called Community...

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Here’s What the Federal Government is Planning To Do About Poverty

November 14, 2018November 14, 2018

The idea that your life could get to such a point where you need to rely on government assistance or the generosity of others, while humbling, is also depressing to think about. Poverty is still a serious problem in Canada today. While government is not always the ideal solution to every problem, the federal government...

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The Canada Post Strike May Have Only Just Started

November 14, 2018November 14, 2018

The Canada Post strike has only started in some places. According to a recent press release, while negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has started strikes in the following areas: Quebec City and La Tuque, Que., Fredericton, St. Stephen, Miramichi, Acadie Bathurst, Campbellton and Edmunston, N.B., Chatham, Clinton, Orangeville, Port Hope, Stratford,...

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Here Are Some New Businesses That Could Be Coming to Brampton

November 14, 2018November 14, 2018

Recently, the City of Brampton hosted Startup Weekend to showcase new business ideas and getting feedback from experienced entrepreneurs. Techstars Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where attendees learn how to build a company in a weekend. Since 2007, the event has taken place in over 150 countries with more than 200,000 alumni. Participants take...

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Labour Unions Gather in Peel Ready to Fight Doug Ford

October 29, 2018October 29, 2018

It’s no secret that labour unions in Ontario have never a warm relationship with the Progressive Conservatives. The legacy of the Mike Harris years left a bitter taste in their mouths as the previous Tory government cut welfare payments and nursing jobs to cut costs in the health care sector some 20 years ago. Now...

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Doug Ford to Require Teachers to Complete a Math Test

October 29, 2018October 29, 2018

If you were given a math test today, would you pass it? If you hope to become a teacher in Ontario, you might have to start brushing up on your math skills. The Ontario government recently proposed legislative amendments that, if passed, would reportedly “keep children safe” and enhance their overall learning experience. Read full...

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BREAKING: Doug Ford Cancels University for Brampton

October 29, 2018October 29, 2018

As announced by Colleges and Universities Minister Merrilee Fullerton, because of the $15 billion deficit that the province was recently revealed to have by an independent financial commission, Fullerton says the province does not believe it was financially sustainable to fund these universities. Besides the Ryerson Brampton campus, the York University Markham campus and Milton’s...

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