A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments.
- Toronto’s current budget proposal is being criticized by anti-poverty activists for failing to provide enough funding to the #TOProsperity plan.
- The union representing City of Toronto workers has been involved in an ongoing bargaining process with the city, highlighting the precarious work situation many city workers face.
- Peter Sloly, Toronto’s Deputy Police Chief who often advocated for reform, resigned this week. He also stopped by Metro Morning to discuss his tenure.
- Pride Toronto announced that Black Lives Matter Toronto will lead this year’s Pride Parade
- The federal government’s deadline for resettling Syrian refugees is coming up at the end of February. Torontoist asks whether the government is doing enough to identify LGBTQ refugeesin order to connect them with appropriate service providers.
- The federal government proposed changes that would allow federally regulated employers to hire unpaid interns, a movie which labour groups say contradicts campaign promises made to young workers.