Feb 27th, 2023
Hundreds gathered at Queen’s Park on Saturday to take part in the “Wecome Back Doug Ford Party” organized by CUPE. CITYNEWS/Leah Johansen By Leah Johansen and John Marchesan, Feb 25,2023 Hundreds have gathered at Queen’s Park to protest the Ford government following the return of t...
Jan 22nd, 2023
Will Douglas claim riches and power by seizing the Magic Greenbelt, only to lose his Superpowers? Thrills! Action! Amateur drawing! By Margaret Atwood Jan 22 2023 Yes, kids, it’s Comix Time! The backstory: Our Hero, Douglas (admonished previously in these pages, more than once, scroll down) wishes to...
Jan 10th, 2023
Frustrated citizen says Doug Ford, MPP Jill Dunlop aren’t listening, fears new licence plates will read, ‘Ontario, yours to pave over’ From OrilliaMatters Jan9,2023 Photo Connor Earl At the end of MPP Jill Dunlop’s ‘Myth and Fact’ article, Dunlop sincerely mentions...
Dec 31st, 2022
From The Pointer, Dec 22 2022 By Rachel Morgan, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Photo: Alexis Wright Newly elected Brampton Councillor Navjit Kaur Brar was a respiratory therapist before running for local office. Rookie Mississauga Councillor Martin Reid has a master’s degree in social work. Cal...
Dec 20th, 2022
Responding to the over-representation of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples in custody. Community and Justice Services professor Lance Triskle takes his Indigenous Justice class out to the Debwewin miinwaa Naaskodaadiwin Miikaans Truth and Reconciliation Trail at the Orillia Campus for a lesson. ...
Dec 20th, 2022
First Nation in northwestern Ontario gains promise that no logging company or lumber mill will touch trees from their land without their permission. From the Toronto Star By Marco Chown Oved Climate Change Reporter Fri., Dec. 2, 2022 For 20 years, they’ve blockaded and marched, gone to court a...
Dec 19th, 2022
Jeff Monague offers holiday wishes for politicians, including Simcoe North MPP, who he noted ‘may have accidentally fallen into a vat of invisible ink’ Jeff Monague, an Ojibway elder and knowledge keeper, has some good wishes and advice for politicians. From OriliaMatters The season for g...