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.

Mothers make noise against gun violence

Toronto’s latest weekend of gun violence has hit home for Mothers Opposed to Violence Everywhere. The anti-violence group gathered Sunday at Nathan Phillips Square to plead for an end to the cycle of shootings that have rocked the city, yet again. “Every time a murder happens it just hits you right back. It has been […]

Where is our interest in politics?

The 40th General Election on Oct. 14 saw the lowest voter turnout in its history with just 59 per cent of the voting population hitting the polls. East Scarborough residents did not find the need to show up in droves either. In Pickering-Scarborough East, for example, just 46,634 of the 76,079 registered electors bothered to […]