Deadline to implement free speech policies at Alberta universities extended

The Alberta government is giving post-secondary schools in Alberta more time to come up with policies that would protect controversial groups and speakers from being censored on campus. “A lot of their boards aren’t meeting over the course of the…

Professor under investigation at University of New Brunswick over comments

The University of New Brunswick is investigating after a tenured sociology professor’s comments and appearances with accused white nationalists were brought to the public’s attention earlier this week. Ricardo Duchesne is known for his controversial views, often published on the…

Student newspaper issues retraction, apology over articles describing Edmonton MP as racist

The University of Alberta’s student newspaper issued a retraction and apology this week a little more than five months after Edmonton-Griesbach MP Kerry Diotte sued it over articles that described him as a racist. Story continues below “On Nov. 3,…

Edmonton MP threatens legal action against Twitter users accusing him of having links to well-known racist

The Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Griesbach has threatened to take some Twitter users to court after they accused him of being a racist for associating with a far-right political commentator. Bashir Mohamed, a 23-year-old Edmonton man who describes himself as…

Ontario Municipal Election: Patrick Brown wins mayoral election in Brampton

October 22 2018 11:19pm More than nine months after he faced sexual misconduct allegations, forcing him out as leader of the Ontario PCs, Patrick Brown was elected as mayor of Brampton. Shallima Maharaj reports. ‘ }); } else { var…

Ontario Municipal Election: Faith Goldy comes in third in Toronto mayoral race

October 22 2018 11:14pm Toronto mayoral campaign Faith Goldy came in third place in the race, garnering a little more than 25,000 votes and three per cent of the total count. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Toronto election: New council elected under 25-ward system, but will governing be simpler?

October 22 2018 11:05pm Torontonians have elected a mayor and new city council under the 25-ward system. But as Crystal Goomansingh reports, a smaller government doesn’t necessarily means decision making at City Hall will be simpler. ‘ }); } else…

Ontario Municipal Election: Mayor John Tory wins re-election in Toronto

October 22 2018 11:00pm Toronto Mayor John Tory won a second term during the municipal election Monday and pushed a message of hope during his victory speech. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Ontario Municipal Election: Norm Kelly says ‘6ix Dad’ persona will go on despite election loss

October 22 2018 10:45pm Speaking to Global’s Caryn Lieberman, Toronto’s Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly said he was disappointed with the outcome of Monday’s election but vowed that his super-popular “6ix Dad” Twitter persona would continue. ‘ }); } else {…