Adoption requests up 800% as province starts handing out “free money”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff ONTARIO — Two days after the Provincial Government declared it would compensate parents who have school-aged children, the Ontario Adoption Council has reported that adoption request rates have risen by 800%. “It’s unprecedented,” says OAC member Prisca Noor. “Never before have I seen such a drive for people to adopt […]

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Letter to the Editor: F██k the Ford Government

Addressed to: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff [Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent in on Wednesday, February 20th] On February 20th, in response to a student protester at Queen’s Park swearing, Doug Ford said that students “should have their mouths washed out with soap. That’s what they should have.” You know what I saw? Doug Ford […]

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Government to Burn All Ontario Forests

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff and Mark Rose, helpful news hound OTTAWA — Citing the high costs of trying to douse, control, or extinguish forest fires like the one currently burning in Temagami, the new Progressive Conservative government announced Monday morning that it would no longer be combating major forest fires. Rod Phillips, the Conservative Minister […]

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