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'This is an urgent issue that demands action now': Doug Ford’s Conservatives are starving the human-rights system, says Del Duca

Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives have “slowly and deliberately starved to death” human rights protections, charges Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca. As the province marks the 58thanniversary Monday of the Ontario Human Rights Code, Del Duca warned “the equality and human rights fought for by Black Ontarians are being eroded by the Ford government.” “This…

B.C. and Saskatchewan issue COVID-19 warnings following cases at Alberta oilsands site

FORT MCMURRAY, ALTA.—Health officials in British Columbia and Saskatchewan are advising people to self-isolate if they’re returning from an area of Alberta where an oilsands site is suffering from a COVID-19 outbreak. The Saskatchewan Health Authority said in a statement it and the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority have begun a contact-tracing investigation into new cases…

Ford recalls 230,000 vehicles over suspension issue that could cause a crash

Yet another vehicle recall has come to our attention. And this one affects nearly a quarter of a million motors. American car giant Ford said this week it’s calling in around 230,000 select 2013-18 Ford Flex, Ford Taurus Police Interceptor Sedan, Ford Taurus SHO, and Lincoln MKT vehicles over safety concerns. Ford’s recall notice said…