Ontario education workers represented by CUPE vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike

TORONTO – A major union representing education workers in Ontario says its members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a potential strike that could take effect by the end of the month. The Canadian Union of Public Employees says 93…

144th Western Fair wraps up after ‘tremendous’ run: fair organizers

The 144th Western Fair has come and gone, and organizers say they’re looking to build on some positives from this year’s installment. Although they aren’t publicly releasing specific attendance numbers for the 10-day fair, communications and marketing director Greg Blanchard…

More than $9K in fines issued as London police crack down on nuisance parties

Eight people are facing fines under the city’s updated nuisance bylaw after two large house parties were visited by police over the weekend. According to police, officers were called to a house on Patricia Street following reports of a loud…

Focus Ontario: The Leader on the Left

On this week’s Focus Ontario, the country’s 43rd general election is now underway. We’re taking a closer look at the strengths and weaknesses of each leader as they hit the husting. Also, the battle for the left in Canada —…