At 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, approximately 40,000 Ontario high school students walked out of class in protest of the provincial government’s revised sex-ed curriculum.
If the prospect of home ownership in Canada seems far beyond your reach, you’re not alone. According to a study from Oxford Economics , the country has the third most overvalued housing markets in the world, behind Hong Kong and New Zealand. But if you’re looking to take the risk and considering jumping
Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to reporters, in Toronto, on Monday, September 10, 2018. The story of Doug Ford versus Toronto city council took a new turn on Monday when the Ontario premier said he plans to use the notwithstanding clause in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to cut the number
Every September, Hollywood’s top stars head to Toronto for the Toronto International Film Festival. From Chris Pine to Natalie Portman and Michael Moore, here are the sights from TIFF 2018.
With weather forecasters like the Farmer’s Almanac and Environment Canada publicly teasing this year’s upcoming winter conditions, with seemingly drastic discrepancies, the race to put out an accurate forecast has officially started. According to the The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Canada will experience
It’s the party that changed,” Bernier told reporters in Ottawa on Thursday. The core of Bernier’s reasoning for leaving the Tories is the party’s abandonment of “real Conservative ideas” under leader Andrew Scheer, the man Bernier lost the party leadership race to in 2017. It is clear that Max never
As Toronto continues to move forward to combat gun-related violence, city council and the provincial government remain divided on the specific actions that should be taken. On Thursday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford publicly discussed that he is against the city council-requested ban on the sale of handguns
Physically exhausting humidity and record-breaking temperatures have taken over much of Canada for the beginning of August, but there are very few signs an extended break in heat is coming for central and eastern parts of the country. The Maritimes have experienced unprecedented, “relentless” heat and
Toronto is reeling from a deadly attack on a popular east-end neighbourhood, but residents say they won’t succumb to fear. On Sunday, Toronto police say 29-year-old Faisal Hussain conducted a mass shooting in Toronto’s Danforth area, which is also known as Greektown. Hussain, a Toronto resident, shot
People have left messages on a chalkboard in a parkette in Toronto’s Greektown. Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) have confirmed that 29-year-old Faisal Hussain from Toronto, Ont., went on a shooting rampage in the city’s Danforth neighbourhood. On Sunday night at approximately 10:00 p.m.
Toronto Police are increasing their presence in the city after receiving information that has been deemed a “potential risk” to the Greater Toronto Area. Acting Superintendent Mike Barsky, Unit Commander of 52 Division Toronto Police, told reporters police are taking the risk “very seriously,” resulting
With the number of asylum seekers coming to Canada continuing to rise, a recent study shows that the majority Canadians do not have confidence in the federal government’s existing structure for dealing with the influx. A study by DART Insight and Communications found that 70 per cent of respondents
Since opening in 2015, Alo in Toronto, Ont. has quickly become the culinary it-spot in the city. Coming in at number 94 on the list, the contemporary French restaurant offers a blind, multi-course tasting menu showcasing a variety of premium seasonal ingredients from around the world. “Having a blind
Residents of Central and Eastern Canada, stretching from Ontario into the Maritimes, can look forward to relief from the extreme heat wave that has taken over the region throughout the past week. Some areas in Southern Ontario and Southern Quebec are expected to reach the upper twenties or into the
Two men have died, and a woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a shooting inside the CUBE night club on Queen Street West, west of Peter Street, in Toronto on Saturday June 30, 2018. According to Statistics Canada, firearm-related crime is on the rise across Canada. Saskatchewan
When the Hadhad family started Peace by Chocolate in Antigonish, N.S. in 2016, the Syrian family had a goal to give back to the community that brought them to Nova Scotia and the country that welcomed them.
In the 2018 Global Law and Order survey, Gallup asked 148,000 in 142 countries across the globe to evaluate how safe they feel in their respective nation. Canada’s Law and Order Index score sits at 90, tied with Switzerland, while Singapore’s score leads worldwide with 97. The U.S. received has an
In what’s being called the “ day of disruption ,” protesters in Quebec City are rallying against the G7 summit taking place in La Malbaie, Que. Demonstrators took to the streets of the city with a variety of protesting methods, from lighting fire crackers, marching and chanting, to burning couches and
The Ontario election has prompted some residents in the province to raise concerns about the first-past-the-post electoral system after premier-designate Doug Ford led his party to a majority mandate despite receiving approximately 40 per cent of the popular vote. The first-past-the-post system includes
According to CBC News, polling stations have reported technical difficulties with the ballot technology, and paper forms have been used to cast voter ballots. At Corpus Christi Elementary School in Ottawa, Ont., a modem was not functioning when the polls opened. @CBCOttawa The ballot reader wasn’t working
A couple months ago, Yahoo Canada News asked readers what issues are most important leading up to the provincial election. The results are in and we put NDP leader Andrea Horwath, Liberal premier Kathleen Wynne and Green Party leader Mike Schreiner to the test on your key priorities in this election
With only a few days left in the race, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has now publicly admitted that she will lose the election. She has also urged Ontarians to vote for their local Liberal MPPs, in an effort to prevent a Progressive Conservative or NDP majority government. “If your concern is that
Yahoo Canada News will be talking to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and we want to know what questions you have for her. Despite being labeled the least popular premier in Canada, Wynne is running for re-election in Ontario this year. From using the hashtag-worth phrase “sorry not sorry” in the last
Social media exploded after ABC announced the successful reboot of “Roseanne” is cancelled hours after its title star, Roseanne Barr, made racist comments on Twitter. “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC
If you watched the televised leadership debates ahead of the June 7 Ontario election, you’ve likely missed out on hearing about a fourth party’s platform – the provincial Green Party. Before the deadline for Ontarians to head to the polls and cast their vote for the province’s next premier, Yahoo Canada