South Dakota board approves Keystone XL pipeline water permits

The South Dakota Water Management Board on Tuesday approved five water permit applications for Keystone XL pipeline construction. The hearing was so contentious that it stretched into a dozen days over the course of four months as American Indigenous and…

Ontario teachers’ strikes: A timeline of key events and actions taken so far

All four Ontario teachers’ unions are currently engaging in some form of job action in protest of government changes to education funding in the province. Work-to-rule, rotating strikes, and province-wide walkouts have been courses of action taken by the unions…

Kenney says ‘it’s certainly possible’ there could be supervised consumption site closures

January 21 2020 4:29pm While speaking at a press conference Alberta Premier Jason Kenney commented on the future of supervised consumption sites in the province. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” )…

Alberta’s supervised consumption sites could be closed or moved: Kenney

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the province could close or relocate supervised drug consumption sites. The United Conservative government appointed a panel last summer to look into the socio-economic impacts of the sites on communities and businesses. Related News Kenney…

Halifax will not cancel screening of anti-vaccination movie later this month

Halifax says it will not cancel the upcoming screening of an anti-vaccination film at a municipal facility later this month. A spokesperson for the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) said the Banquet Room in the LeBrun Recreation Centre on Jan. 31…

Ontario’s 3 main parties now have candidates for upcoming Ottawa byelections

Ontario’s three main political parties have now nominated their candidates for a pair of Ottawa byelections that could be called any day. The governing Progressive Conservatives announced today that they have named Natalie Montgomery and Patrick Mayangi as their candidates…

New Brunswick education minister receiving death threats amid mandatory vaccine legislation

New Brunswick’s education minister says he has received death threats in response to the province’s plan to make vaccinations mandatory for children in school and daycare. Dominic Cardy told Global News on Tuesday that the anonymous messages have come on multiple…