In early September, Ontario was the first of the Canadian provinces to announce its plans for a marijuana retail framework. To the chagrin of the unlicensed cannabis community, the government decided that a provincially-controlled system would be the best option.
CBC News Oct 10, 2017 Julia Whalen, Amara McLaughlin
Work on Mayor John Tory’s signature transit project — the SmartTrack rail line — reached a landmark in its implementation Tuesday evening as the public got to have its say in the first of three consultations this week.
“We want to hear from Torontonians,” Tory told reporters in Scarborough Tuesday morning.
Caleb Mabano, president of the Rwandan Community Abroad Toronto, says flying the Rwandan flag is part of the healing process for genocide survivors. (Lorenda Reddekopp/CBC)
A Rwandan-Canadian community leader and a city councillor are criticizing a city staff decision to deny permission for an annual event at Toronto city hall commemorating the Rwandan genocide, which resulted in the deaths of as many as one million people.