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The depths to which humanity can sink is seemingly a lesson we have not learned from history more

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Samuel Engelking

Activists say the review is necessary to help ease the tension and mistrust between the LGBTQ+ community and police which is in “a state of crisis” more

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The subsidiary of the LCBO that will be responsible for recreational cannabis sales has all but receded from public view in recent months – left in its wake is confusion more

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Naomi Klein says the election of the PCs is a blow to social justice movements and people will get hurt in Doug Ford’s Ontario no matter how fierce the resistance more

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Martin Reis

Participants at event to remember cyclist killed amid a recent upswing in bike-related fatalities say drivers are becoming increasingly aggressive on Toronto's streets more

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That's the thing about conservatives like Ford – they talk a good came about respecting taxpayers and holding the bottom line, but they have no problem spending your money when it comes to scoring political points more

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For those of us living in the bubble known as downtown Toronto, last Thursday’s majority win for Ford’s PCs was a shock to values we thought we shared with other Ontarians – welcome to the new normal in politics. more

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Peter Biesterfeld

Democracies don’t run on autopilot – the conversations we have with our neighbours, friends and families in between elections are equally important more

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Jamaica’s optimal conditions for growing cannabis have created some of the best landrace strains in the world, but they’re disappearing as newer strains are created through hybridization and cross-pollination more

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Riling up public sector workers and the Toronto professional class will buy good will with his base, but Ford can only hold onto them if a few bucks in tax savings doesn’t result in more user fees, higher tuition and clogged emergency rooms more

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Michael Watier

The Orange wave is nowhere near cresting, with the NDP doubling their number of seats and coming extremely close – within 500 votes – to beating the PCs in half a dozen ridings more

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How can the transit provider be so sure of the accuracy of a drug test for cannabis that the Department of Justice recently concluded is ineffective in determining impairment? more

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The numbers have been shifting throughout the month-long campaign and history has shown that things don’t always turn out as expected in Ontario elections more

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It’s been an impressive road back from political purgatory for NDP leader Andrea Horwath after 2014’s electoral rebuke, but Ontario Election 2018 is still touch and go. The reality on the ground in local races in Toronto and the 905, where 50 of the more

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Peter Biesterfeld

“Hippies go home! We’re going to win. A majority!” more

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Some food for thought for anyone who thinks walking to a polling station to vote June 7 is too much trouble more

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Dear Ontario voter, behind that shit-eating grin the truth is that Doug Ford's political career has been about promoting Doug Ford. You may not care to hear that, but it’s worth considering since Doug did say this election is about trust, right? more

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What’s a greater threat to the average Canadian: losing their job or the destabilization of vast areas of the world by drought, extreme weather and the resulting flood of environmental refugees? more

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Around the world, children are already bearing 88 per cent of the effects of climate change more

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The party hasn’t completely exorcised the bad memories left over from the Bob Rae daze and the lessons that taught the only NDP government we've had in Ontario about governing more

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