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.
- Now that the 2016 City Council budget is approved, Torontoist explains how this year’s decision will affect us in 2017
- Research by Social Planning Toronto shows that children of immigrants in Toronto face challenges accessing city recreation programs
- A Toronto Police officer has been charged with sexual assault after an investigation by the Ontario SIU
- The Ontario Humans Rights Commission is seeking to intervene in the Neptune 4 case as a part of their ongoing work against racial profiling
- The National Post breaks down how the province’s new tuition policies for Ontario students will work
- Canada’s immigration minister announced changes to spousal sponsorship cases, which will grant permanent residency to all spouses upon arriving in Canada. The new proposal comes after a study that women, racial minorities and those from Muslim-majority countries were disproportionately affected by delays to spousal sponsorship
- Feminist Canada hosted a Twitter chat on abortion access in Canada; catch up on the convo at#AccessNow