California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson’s murderous “family” of followers be released early from prison. Newsom said in a written decision that he was concerned that Leslie Van Houten, who was 19 at the time of the killings, has the potential for future violence. […]

'They didn't help me at all': Family files $1M lawsuit against York school board over racist bullying

'They didn't help me at all': Family files $1M lawsuit against York school board over racist bullying

The family of a high school student has filed a $ 1-million lawsuit against the York Region District School Board (YRDSB), alleging that administrators failed to act on ongoing racial harassment and physical attacks against their child. The lawsuit alleges the school board was notified of the incidents and threats on “many occasions” over the course […]

Protesters speak out as controversial York school board trustee sworn in

Protesters speak out as controversial York school board trustee sworn in

Protesters crowded into the Aurora auditorium where York Region District School Board trustee Elizabeth Terrell-Tracey was sworn in Monday evening. Terrell-Tracey unleashed a storm of controversy when a comment posted from her Facebook account during the election campaign called attention to the birthplace of her opponent, Lena Singh. “I would like to inform people… Just […]

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues TORONTO, October 19, 2018 — With municipal elections only days away, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released recommendations on what newly elected councillors, […]

New York Times’ New Editorial Board Member Celebrated “Dumbass F**king White People” Going Extinct

New York Times’ New Editorial Board Member Celebrated “Dumbass F**king White People” Going Extinct

The New York Times’ new editorial board member wrote scores of tweets expressing her hatred for “dumbass f**king white people,” including one which celebrated white people going extinct. “Sarah Jeong is joining The New York Times editorial board. … [Jeong] will join us in September as our lead writer on technology. … Born in South […]

280 artists back Albert Schultz’s accusers, ask Soulpepper board to acknowledge ‘harm’

280 artists back Albert Schultz’s accusers, ask Soulpepper board to acknowledge ‘harm’

Some 280 artists are throwing their support behind the actresses accusing Albert Schultz of sexual misconduct, saying they believe there are “more stories like theirs that have not been told.” Sarah Polley, Ann-Marie MacDonald and Soulpepper Theatre founding member Ted Dykstra are among 280 people who attached their names to an open letter sent to […]