Protestors gather against carbon tax

CANADA—On April 1, the federal carbon tax surged from $65 per tonne to $80 per tonne, initiating a contentious conversation across Canada. This hike, intended to curb greenhouse gas emissions, particularly targets fossil fuel...

    Cannabis Xpress chain fined $200,000

    TORONTO – In an April 8 news release, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) stated it has issued an order of monetary penalty totaling $200,000 to the licensed operator of the Cannabis Xpress chain of cannabis...

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                STF lifts sanctions, bargaining to resume next week

                After escalating to work-to-rule this week, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation will resume bargaining for a new provincial collective agreement next week. According to the STF, the decision is a result of ongoing discussions...

                  More food in classrooms having a positive impact

                  Improved access to food in schools is making the learning day better for students at Gabriola Elementary, according to the principal. “As a school administrator I’ve seen a lot more availability, and a lot more agency in being...

                          Ignace library gets high-tech play table

                          IGNACE – A new interactive Play Touch Table is a big hit with families visiting the Ignace Public Library, according to the library’s chief executive officer. “The people love it, the kids love it,” Sue Gagné said Thursday. “I...

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