Marijuana charges disappear in a puff of smoke

Marijuana smoker and activist Matt Mernagh walked out of the courtroom on Wednesday (Nov. 21) feeling like he was finally free. He had been charged with possession of marijuana, possession for the purposes of trafficking and production of marijuana last August and spent 13 days in jail before being bailed out. Since then he has […]

Ontario promises tough love to keep young drivers safe

Legislation further restricting the rights of young drivers in Ontario was introduced and tabled at Queen’s Park today. But the new measures, which will tighten the controls over alcohol consumption, speeding and the number of teenage passengers in a young driver’s car, already face a significant amount of opposition.

Vigil shines a light on those who made the ultimate sacrifice

To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high In 1915, the horror on the battlefields near Ypres in Belgium moved Canadian Lt.-Col. John McCrae to write In Flanders Fields, one of the First World War’s most famous poems. Nearly 50 years later, in the early 1960s, another Canadian, […]

Transformed AGO reopens today

Toronto art lovers are set to celebrate as the newly-designed Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) re-opens today (Nov. 14) following a 13-month closure. One of the largest art museums in North America, for the past year the AGO has been undergoing a visual transformation at the hands of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. Many Torontonians, such […]