Parents to cover costs of daycare cuts
The price for daycare is going up in Ontario. The provincial government announced the end of $50 million in funding to offset labour costs at child care centres. Now the difference is being passed on to parents. One daycare in Peel Region, just west of Toronto, has already told parents they will have to pay over $70 more a month.
Feds to help canola farmers in midst of dispute with China
Canada plans to help canola farmers who are feeling the pinch from the country’s dispute with China. An announcement from the federal government is expected to help farmers get funding to cover any losses. The Chinese government blocked shipments of Canola from Canada in what’s believed to be a response to the arrests of a senior Huawei executive. The Chinese government said inspections of canola didn’t meet their standards but the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said it didn’t find any impurities.
Top Canadian websites won’t run ads for political parties
Canadians surfing the web won’t see as many political ads for the upcoming election. A CBC survey said 20 of the country’s top websites decided it would be too hard to set up the registry before new rules take effect in two months. Microsoft made the call to completely ban political advertising worldwide on all its platforms.
Battles in Venezuelan streets breakout in support of rebellion
The Venezuelan opposition leader is calling for military uprising to overtake the current regime. The call was quickly supported by the Trump administration and saw resistance from forces loyal to the current socialist government. Violent battles in the streets of Caracas erupted yesterday and pose the biggest threat to the current president’s rule.