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Edmonton city council cuts police budget by $11 MILLION, plans to reinvest in social agencies

Edmonton's city council passed a plan to reform policing that will involve the police working with social agencies to aid Edmonton's most vulnerable.

Quinn Patrick / Jul 7, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Ontario reports first day of zero coronavirus deaths since March

On Monday, Ontario recorded no new deaths related to COVID-19 for the first time since March, according to the Toronto Sun.

Quinn Patrick / Jul 7, 2020

Opinion, Politics & Policy

Lewis' digital surge translating to real-world momentum

While Erin O’Toole leads Q2 donations, and total unique donors and Mackay leads in terms of the total money raised, Lewis has taken the clear lead in terms of the most important numbers, highest unique donors in Q2, as well as highest number of donations made.

Ali Taghva / Jul 7, 2020

News, American News, Politics & Policy

Twitter censors Trump at the behest of The New York Times

Twitter has once again taken down a tweet by President Donald Trump, but this time it was at the request of The New York Times, who reported the post for copyright violation.

Collin Jones / Jul 2, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

City of Regina puts TRIGGER WARNING on statue of Sir John A. Macdonald—just in time for Canada Day

A statue of Sir John A. MacDonald in Regina's Victoria Park has become the subject of debate, prompting the City of Regina to place a plaque with a "trigger warning" on it.

Quinn Patrick / Jul 1, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Eastern Ontario region to require face masks for all indoor spaces

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit's medical officer said that face masks will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces in the coming week.

Quinn Patrick / Jul 1, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

EXCLUSIVE: Leslyn Lewis will stand for Parliament regardless of whether she wins CPC leadership

CPC leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis confirmed in an interview with The Post Millennial on Tuesday that she would seek a seat in federal Parliament.

Nico Johnson / Jun 30, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Alberta appoints first-ever Muslim lieutenant governor

Alberta elected its first Muslim lieutenant governor on Tuesday, making both provincial and national history as Canada's first Muslim to hold that position.

Quinn Patrick / Jun 30, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Mayor of Amaranth, Ontario refuses to fly LGBT flag, petition launched for his resignation

The mayor of Amaranth, Ontario, has refused to fly a pride flag which has led to a petition being launched to have him resign, according to Metro Weekly.

Quinn Patrick / Jun 30, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Liberal government provided Trudeau's favourite charity with multiple sole-sourced contracts

The federal government has supplied WE charity—a charity with connections to the Trudeau family—a number of sole-sourced contracts in recent years.

Sam Edwards / Jun 30, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Trudeau doubles down on putting his favourite charity in charge of $900 MILLION program

Trudeau defended choosing WE Charity as the organization in charge of the federal student aid program after receiving backlash due to conflict-of-interest.

Sam Edwards / Jun 29, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Ford launches task force to regulate Ontario's corrupt tow truck industry

Ontario's towing industry will be reformed and newly regulated after two major police probes uncovered corruption and criminal activity.

Quinn Patrick / Jun 29, 2020

News, International News, Politics & Policy

China announces plans to restrict Americans' travel over Hong Kong dispute

China said it would be imposing visa restrictions on US residents as an act of retaliation against the country’s moves to discipline Hong Kong officials.

Sam Edwards / Jun 29, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Toronto mayor will meet with GTA mayors to discuss future of face masks

Toronto Mayor John Tory plans to virtually meet with the other mayors of the GTA to discuss encouraging the use of face masks in most public settings.

Quinn Patrick / Jun 29, 2020

Canadian News, News, Politics & Policy

Toronto speed cameras will start automatic ticketing

Over 50 speed cameras have been installed and on roads in Toronto to prevent drivers from speeding near schools. Tickets will be automatically issued.

Quinn Patrick / Jun 26, 2020

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