One month ago, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) withdrew all affiliation with and support for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games, which is currently taking place at various venues across the region.
In a relatively vague open letter posted online July 11, Chief R. Stacey Laforme said the MCFN did not agree with organizers signing a memorandum of understanding with a consultant to coordinate the Indigenous programming and cited “disrespect” and experiences of “lateral violence”.
On Monday, Ontario’s Ministry of Education confirmed with multiple sources that pandemic-related protocols in the classroom will remain largely unchanged from June once school starts up again this fall, including keeping facemasks optional for staff and students.
Earlier this week, the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA), in collaboration with local partners including the Niagara Home Builders’ Association, released its five point action plan to increase the province’s housing supply.
Interest rate hikes from the Bank of Canada, escalating inflation, and growing fears of an impending recession continue to cool what was once a red-hot housing market across much of the country over the last few years.
The hits just keep on coming. Blacklock’s Reporter, an independent media organization that does not take bailouts from government and is therefore free to expose the disgraceful extent of taxpayer abuse in the federal government, regularly documents some of the worst instances of waste.
The irony was not lost to many Canadians (and even mainstream media) that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was jetting across the country to deliver his dire warnings about climate change and how Canadians must do their part.
This coming week is the 43rd anniversary of the death of former Canadian Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker (1957-1963). Diefenbaker was a pivotal leader in Canadian history.