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September 17, 2018 10:10 PM Mulroney attacks are sexist, says Ontario’s women’s issues minister

Caroline Mulroney has faced sexist attacks that are “beyond the pale” in recent days over her role as attorney general and the government’s use of the notwithstanding clause, says the minister responsible for women’s issues. Lisa MacLeod told reporters that from Queen’s Park protesters to a city councillor’s tweets to media reports and other social media 7

September 14, 2018 7:11 PM Trump wants $200 billion in China tariffs despite talks, sources say

U.S. President Donald Trump instructed aides on Thursday to proceed with tariffs on about $200 billion more in Chinese products despite his Treasury secretary’s attempt to restart talks with Beijing to resolve the trade war, according to four people familiar with the matter. But an announcement of the new round of tariffs has been delayed as the administration 11

September 13, 2018 4:29 PM Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir to seek NDP nomination in Regina despite being kicked out of the party

OTTAWA—Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir will seek the federal NDP nomination in his Regina riding, even though party leader Jagmeet Singh has slammed the door on his efforts to return to the New Democrats in the wake of an harassment investigation. In an interview with the Star, Weir challenged Singh not to approve his nomination if party members in Regina-Lewvan 12

September 12, 2018 9:31 PM Province appeals judge’s ruling on Toronto council cut

The Ontario government has filed notice to appeal a judge’s ruling that killed Premier Doug Ford’s original proposed cut to Toronto council. In doing so, it plans to argue that municipal voters do not have a Charter right to effective representation and that the province was treated unfairly by not having enough time to respond to the court challenges 10

September 10, 2018 10:40 PM New cracks near sinkhole concern Nova Scotia town

“Security fencing is expected to be completed later today and security will remain on site for a period of time,” the town said in the release. “Absolutely no trespassing is allowed and trespassers will be prosecuted under the Protection of Property Act.” Oxford, a sleepy town of about 1,000 people that calls itself the wild blueberry capital of Canada 7

September 4, 2018 4:24 PM Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker Festival after outrage from speakers

Jim Carrey played his disapproval with a little more lightheartedness. “Bannon? And me? On the same program?” he wrote. “Could never happen.” Writer and activist Roxane Gay also spoke out against the magazine’s invitation. “The New Yorker has been my holy grail for the whole of my writing life. There is no publishing credit I want more. I was writing 12

August 31, 2018 5:38 PM Blue Jays’ Josh Donaldson clears waivers, reports say

Blue Jays’ third baseman Josh Donaldson has reportedly cleared waivers, and can be traded to any team in Major League Baseball. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reported early Friday afternoon that Donaldson was up for grabs for any of the other 29 teams after he went unclaimed for two days. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale later confirmed the report, adding that Donaldson 7

August 25, 2018 5:58 PM City moving adult softball games from Trinity Bellwoods park over safety concerns

Two of three softball diamonds in Trinity Bellwoods park will move to host youth players only after city staff received concerns from park goers who fear being hit by home runs. According to the city, the two diamonds “are not regulation size for adult softball and, as the use of the park has increased, the impact of having undersized diamonds has become 12

August 24, 2018 2:53 AM Facebook bans myPersonality app over concerns used data misued

Facebook said it would notify the app’s users that their data was misused. It’s only the second time Facebook has banned an app, after it blocked one linked to political data mining firm Cambridge Analytica that sparked a privacy scandal. The company said myPersonality was “mainly active” prior to 2012, and it wasn’t clear why Facebook was taking action 14

August 23, 2018 12:08 AM Educators slam Ford’s ‘snitch line’ for teachers who defy sex ed rollback

Also on Twitter, Sam Hammond, president of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, which represents 83,000 public school teachers, wrote, “Doug Ford & the Minister of Ed calling on parents to file complaints against Teachers. Unprecedented, outrageous, and shameful! This is a blatant attack on the professionalism ... of teachers.” In a statement 16