Social Justice and Cultural Trends Columnist, Toronto Star
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theatlanticcities.com — Global climate change and politics are linked to each other - for better or worse. No clearer was that the case than when Democratic senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island gave an impassioned speech on global warming in the aftermath of Monday's deadly Oklahoma tornado, and the conservative media ripped him.
thestar.com — OTTAWA-Calls for Stephen Harper to come clean about the Mike Duffy affair are zeroing in on what the prime minister knew about the secret $90,000 payment that has touched off the worst scandal faced by his seven-year-old government.
thestar.com — The Canadian government still does business with companies that were involved in criminal bid-rigging schemes. In one case, federal departments have dished out more than $150 million in contracts to a company after its part owner and senior executive pleaded guilty to bid-rigging.
thestar.com — With more than 70,000 households languishing for years on Toronto's affordable housing wait list and few public dollars available for new construction, the city is turning to its burgeoning condo market for help. Half a dozen condominium developers have inked deals with the city and non-profit housing providers to offer low-income families and individuals affordable rental and ownership units in their buildings.
thestar.com — Plea to my publisher: Buy it. Buy that video which allegedly shows Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack. Because somebody will. And if that somebody happens to be an ally of the mayor or just a Ford junkie with deep pockets, the purported evidence of Toronto's chief magistrate sucking on a crack pipe will disappear - locked in a vault, burned, erased.
thestar.com — NEW YORK- Monday's powerful tornado in suburban Oklahoma City loosely followed the path of a killer twister that slammed the region in May 1999. The National Weather Service estimated that the storm that struck Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday had wind speeds of up to 320 km/h, and was at least 800 metres wide.
thestar.com — At least 91 people were killed, including 20 children, and rescue workers frantically searched the rubble of a collapsed elementary school for two dozen more students who were still missing after a mile-wide tornado flattened a suburb south of Oklahoma City.
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