Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says Harper’s new anti-prostitution law, Bill C-36, will protect neither exploited sex workers nor communities.
The Ontario government’s new five year poverty reduction strategy promises to cut child poverty by 25 per cent, end homelessness.
In Ontario, peaceful activists have stopped construction work on an Enbridge Line 9 pipeline site, arguing that Line 9 posed “a danger to people, animals, land, and water.”
In a 7-0 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Ontario had the right to issue industrial loggers permits to operate on the Grassy Narrows First Nation’s traditional lands.
Harper Conservatives’ draconian law-and-order agenda is challenged as Ontario court declares mandatory minimum sentences “cruel and unusual punishment”.