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Ship that carried nearly 500 Tamil migrants to B.C. in 2010 now a floating toxic stew, documents say
Ship that carried nearly 500 Tamil migrants to B.C. in 2010 now a floating toxic stew, documents say

The MV Sun Sea carried nearly 500 Tamil migrants to Canada eight years ago, but now the rusting cargo ship sits forlornly on the B.C. coast — an unwanted vessel of toxins including asbestos, PCBs and mould, documents reveal. The federal government, which has been stuck with the rickety ship for years, is looking for an “environmentally sound” and…

Toronto Star - Aug 03 15:34 GMT - more ... [ Tags: HumanRights, Refugees, Canada ]

Ford to slash Toronto council by almost half, Tory calls for referendum
Ford to slash Toronto council by almost half, Tory calls for referendum
Ford to slash Toronto council by almost half, Tory calls for referendum

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has thrown this year’s Toronto municipal elections into turmoil announcing just hours before Friday’s deadline for candidate registration that his government will dramatically cut the number of city-council positions, to 25 from 47. Mr. Ford also announced the outright cancellation of four other municipal campaigns already under way…

Globe and Mail - Jul 27 14:07 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Politics, Canada ]

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