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Students plan province-wide walkout to protest Doug Ford’s education changes

Students across Ontario will walk out of class Thursday afternoon as part of a province-wide protest against Premier Ford’s recent cuts and changes to the province’s education system. The protest comes weeks after the provincial government announced it is increasing class sizes for high schools, which will go up to 28 students per …

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Canada warming at twice the global rate, leaked report finds

Government report scheduled for release on Tuesday Wildfires like this one in the La Ronge area of Saskatchewan are a greater risk as a result of increased warming in Canada due to climate change. (Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment/ Wildfire Branch/Canadian Press) Canada is, on average, experiencing warming at twice the rate …

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The World Naked Bike Ride is officially returning to Toronto in June

The annual World Naked Bike Ride returns to Toronto this June and will be rolling through downtown on Saturday, June 8, giving you the perfect excuse to strip down. Each year, World Naked Bike Ride protests car culture, the pollution cars make and use of non-renewable energy like oil. Since 2004, cities …

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Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport ranked one of the best in the world

Another day, another top ranking for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Just a few short weeks ago, the airport was awarded the title of one of the most scenic landings. And now, PortsToronto announced that YTZ has won a prestigious Skytrax Award. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport was recently named one …

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Air Pollution In Canada Is So Bad It Is Reducing Life Expectancy Nearly As Fast As Smoking

Canadians alone are already losing a quarter-of-a-year of life. The warning of air pollution probably isn’t news to anyone. Chances are you’ve seen the commercials, advertisements, and Environment Canada warnings before. The statements are true: Earth’s air quality is quickly deteriorating, but what exactly does that mean? Well, according to Global News, a …

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It’s expected to be 14°C AND sunny in Toronto this Saturday

April is finally bringing spring weather to Toronto, as temperatures are expected to rise this weekend while also remaining sunny. The first day of the month started out cold, and the city felt the chills of -4°C on Monday, but a temperature swing is on its way. Looking at the long …

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Environment Canada Warns Of Power Outages In Southern Ontario From Intense Wind Storm Today

Environment Canada issues strong wind gusts warning for Southern Ontario and warns of power outages. We thought we cut a break from the wild weather in Southern Ontario recently, but it looks like it’s back and unfortunately, in full force. Environment Canada is now warning of power outages in Southern Ontario from …

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LinkedIn releases top companies Canadians want to work for in 2019

LinkedIn has revealed its list of the top 25 companies where Canadians want to work. According to LinkedIn, every year the company’s editors and data scientists uncover the employers that are attracting the most attention from job seekers, and “hanging on to that talent.” “The data-driven approach looks at what members …

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Whole Foods is slashing prices across Canada today

Those who love their Whole Foods runs are about to appreciate them even more. Because as of today, some product prices have dropped across the board by an average of 20%. Amazon and Whole Foods Market have announced a third round of price cuts that mean new, lower prices on fresh produce for …

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Environment Canada just issued a special weather statement for Toronto

@lisarobertsonpics/Instagram A special weather statement is currently in effect for the city of Toronto. According to Environment Canada, who issued the statement just after 10:30 am on Wednesday, strong winds are expected today. The weather agency says that the passage of a cold front is ushering in strong westerly winds …

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