‘During the off-season it’s good to have people keeping an eye out for their neighbours,’ says mayor.The Resort Municipality is surveying residents and business owners to gauge interest in establishing a citizen patrol.The P.E.I. municipality includes Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico.
On Oct. 31, 1960, members of Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations in Ontario made history in Canada by voting in a federal byelection without losing treaty status.This was two years before the Canada-wide federal election of 1962 where status First Nations people across Canada were able to vote for the first time.The legislative changes to extend the vote to First Nations, brought in by John Diefenbaker’s Progressive Conservative government, took effect in July 1960.
As the climate change debate rages, many activists have found themselves the targets of threats and abuse.Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who inspired a global movement, recently completed a voyage across the Atlantic on board an environmentally friendly yacht – but faced a barrage of attacks along the way.
Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world’s oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday. Trudeau announced the move from the banks of a lake in Gault Nature Reserve in Quebec less than five months before a national election in which climate change and pollution are among the top campaign issues.
Six months after legalisation, licensed producers are unable to keep up with the demand or quality of neighborhood dealers. When Melissa, a resident of Halifax, Nova Scotia, went to one of Canada’s first government cannabis stores, she wasn’t impressed. “You can’t look at what they have. You can’t smell the product,” she said. “It’s too expensive.”