Editorial

Recording our history

By Admin 06.02.2013

Welcome to Black History Month. We hope that you are already enjoying some of the many celebrations taking place. If you need information on upcoming events, you will find a listing in Share each week of this month and on our website: sharenews.com.

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Wynne needs an inspired start

By Admin 30.01.2013

Now that Kathleen Wynne has emerged as the new leader of the Ontario Liberals, provincial politicians can get back to business at Queen’s Park.

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The next Liberal leader is…

By Admin 23.01.2013

By the time the weekend is over we will know who would replace Dalton McGuinty as Liberal Premier of Ontario. Going into the leadership convention on Friday at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre at Maple Leaf Gardens former Windsor Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP) Sandra Pupatello and Don Valley West MPP Kathleen Wynne are in the lead with 27 and 25 per cent of delegate votes, respectively. Neither has a majority, so after the first round of voting, as fifth place candidate Charles Sousa pointed out, “it’s anybody’s game”.

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No more funds for Haiti?

By Admin 16.01.2013

After Prime Minister Stephen Harper toured Haiti three years ago to observe how Canadian troops were doing in the wake of the 7.0 earthquake that further devastated the already struggling nation, he estimated that it would take a decade to rebuild. At that time he was praised for Canada’s quick response in aiding Haiti.

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Time to act on Gardiner

By Admin 10.01.2013

Picture upward of 10 years of transportation construction employment with all the spin-off jobs attached to it. Picture a new cityscape that responds to the vehicular traffic flowing into and out of the city via Lake Shore Blvd.

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Walk for health in 2013

By Admin 03.01.2013

It is the rare human being who can clock 9.63 seconds over 100 metres as Usain Bolt did winning gold at the London Olympics. But that doesn’t mean we cannot make an effort to clock the 80 seconds it would take the rest of us to walk that distance.

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2012 had its share of drama

By Admin 28.12.2012

Political drama, both local and international, gun violence and storms all held our attention in 2012, a year that had its share of drama, tragedy and triumph.

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Share the Christmas spirit

By Admin 19.12.2012

In the hours and days to come, Christians – and even some who are not of Christian faith – will enjoy the fullness of the Christmas season culminating with Christmas Day.

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Local vs. migrant workers

By Admin 12.12.2012

Almost timed to coordinate with Michigan’s new ‘Right to Work” legislation that essentially drains the vigor out of labour unions there, Canada’s immigration minister Jason Kenney has announced yet another updated policy affecting migrant skilled trades workers, sure to have a weakening effect on unions here as a well as on low-skill Canadians seeking work.

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Ford gets to stay

By Admin 05.12.2012

Just when we thought the City of Toronto was about to regain its dignity by bidding farewell to the unpleasant distraction that has been the Rob Ford mayoral sideshow, Ford’s lawyers have been granted a stay of the legal judgment that would have removed him from office as mayor by December 11. The stay means Ford will remain in office until his appeal on January 7 of Judge Charles Hackland’s decision that he violated the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.

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