A top paramedic says the fatal crash north of Toronto that killed 3 children and their grandfather had an unprecedented impact on the well being of first responders. …read more
Source:: CBC News, Canada
A federal campaign has rolled into its ninth full week for its first time since the 1970s, en route to the longest campaign since the 1870s. A multi-partisan array of candidates have quit or been pushed out because their past remarks or actions spurred micro-tempests for parties that didn’t need larger storms. But last week was the first case where one tapped out mid-race because of burnout.
“Simply put, the financial strain of a historically …read more
(Jenna Marie Wakani/NDP)
A new myth-busting study by Equal Voice, a national, multi-partisan organization dedicated to electing more women to all levels of political office in Canada, provides a fresh way of looking at female representation on the federal stage. In analyzing Canada’s 33 most ethnically diverse ridings, they found that, contrary to stereotypes that visible minority communities are less open to women leaders, representation of female visible minority candidates is far higher than that of …read more