Torstar-Postmedia deal drives home need for government support
By Les WhittingtonNov. 29, 2017
Reducing the vehicles for information, expression of opinion, and the means to hold authorities to account is hardly in the public interest.
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly, pictured last month, told reporters Nov. 27 she’s sad to hear about the closures of local newspapers announced this week, but she wouldn’t commit to any new aid. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—If the rise of Donald Trump proved anything worth knowing, it’s the risk to democracy posed by an uninformed electorate.
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The House of Commons International Trade Committee will have a pre-study on June 18 to hear from between 12 and 15 witnesses in preparation for the possibility that the committee will review Bill C-100 in the summer.
Despite increasing awareness of the threat plastic poses to the environment, Sylvain Charlebois, senior director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie, said he expects there will be some resistance from consumers.