#Ontario

  • Article: Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools
    Education

    Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2018

    New curricula were set to include teachings on the legacy of residential schools. Read more

  • Article: Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis
    Citizenship

    Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2018

    The RCMP intercepted 20,593 asylum seekers in 2017 — in comparison to 2,464 in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Ontario Is the First Province in Canada to Offer Free Legal Help to Human Trafficking Victims
    Girls & Women

    Ontario Is the First Province in Canada to Offer Free Legal Help to Human Trafficking Victims

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 14, 2018

    Free legal advice could help efforts to put an end to modern-day slavery. Read more

  • Article: This Canadian Province Just Issued Its First Gender-Inclusive Passport
    Citizenship

    This Canadian Province Just Issued Its First Gender-Inclusive Passport

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 8, 2018

    You can now apply for a document with ‘M,’ ‘F,’ ‘X,’ or no designation at all. Read more

  • Article: Ontario’s Basic Income Project Is Improving Health for Recipients
    Health

    Ontario’s Basic Income Project Is Improving Health for Recipients

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 27, 2018

    Giving money away seems to really be helping. Read more

  • Article: A Canadian Province Is Going to Give 4,000 Households Free Money
    Citizenship

    A Canadian Province Is Going to Give 4,000 Households Free Money

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 1, 2017

    Basic income projects are gaining popularity across the world as a means to reduce poverty. Read more

  • Article: This Canadian Politician Wants to Ban High Heels From Ontario Dress Codes
    Girls & Women

    This Canadian Politician Wants to Ban High Heels From Ontario Dress Codes

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Liberal MPP Cristina Martins wants the Occupational Health and Safety Act amended to protect women. Read more

  • Article: Canadian politician resigns gender equality
    Girls & Women

    Step aside for women - Canadian politician resigns for best reason ever

    By Meghan Werft|June 9, 2016

    Hint: Global Goal 5 Read more