National Newswatch

An explainer on the Ontario government’s move to review highway speed limits

May 5 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Ontario's government plans to launch a review of speed limits on provincial highways, with the transportation minister musing that some of those roads can safely handle traffic at 120 kilometres per hour. Here's a look at the context around the issue: HOW ARE SPEED LIMITS DETERMINED? According to Mohamed Hussein, a transportation engineering professor at […]

An explainer on the Ontario government’s move to review highway speed limits

May 5 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Ontario's government plans to launch a review of speed limits on provincial highways, with the transportation minister musing that some of those roads can safely handle traffic at 120 kilometres per hour. Here's a look at the context around the issue: HOW ARE SPEED LIMITS DETERMINED? According to Mohamed Hussein, a transportation engineering professor at […]

An explainer on the Ontario government’s move to review highway speed limits

May 5 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Ontario's government plans to launch a review of speed limits on provincial highways, with the transportation minister musing that some of those roads can safely handle traffic at 120 kilometres per hour. Here's a look at the context around the issue: HOW ARE SPEED LIMITS DETERMINED? According to Mohamed Hussein, a transportation engineering professor at […]

Unions hold rally at Ontario legislature to protest education cuts

Apr 6 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Throngs of demonstrators covered the lawn in front of the Ontario legislature Saturday afternoon to protest the Progressive Conservative government's changes to the province's education system. Many in the crowd carried signs declaring "Cuts hurt kids" or "Standing together for students," while others banged on drums or chanted slogans denouncing the government's measures. The […]

Unions hold rally at Ontario legislature to protest education cuts

Apr 6 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Throngs of demonstrators covered the lawn in front of the Ontario legislature Saturday afternoon to protest the Progressive Conservative government's changes to the province's education system. Many in the crowd carried signs declaring "Cuts hurt kids" or "Standing together for students," while others banged on drums or chanted slogans denouncing the government's measures. The […]

Unions hold rally at Ontario legislature to protest education cuts

Apr 6 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Throngs of demonstrators covered the lawn in front of the Ontario legislature Saturday afternoon to protest the Progressive Conservative government's changes to the province's education system. Many in the crowd carried signs declaring "Cuts hurt kids" or "Standing together for students," while others banged on drums or chanted slogans denouncing the government's measures. The […]

Group of doctors calls for stronger gun control laws across country

Apr 3 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A group representing doctors and other health-care workers pushing for stronger gun laws held rallies across the country Wednesday, calling for a national ban on private ownership of handguns and assault rifles. Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns held events in cities that included Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and St. John's, and also planned discussion forums and information sessions […]

Group of doctors calls for stronger gun control laws across country

Apr 3 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A group representing doctors and other health-care workers pushing for stronger gun laws held rallies across the country Wednesday, calling for a national ban on private ownership of handguns and assault rifles. Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns held events in cities that included Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and St. John's, and also planned discussion forums and information sessions […]

Group of doctors calls for stronger gun control laws across country

Apr 3 2019 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A group representing doctors and other health-care workers pushing for stronger gun laws held rallies across the country Wednesday, calling for a national ban on private ownership of handguns and assault rifles. Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns held events in cities that included Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and St. John's, and also planned discussion forums and information sessions […]