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.
- Ontario minimum wage will increase from $11.00 to $11.25 this fall, though this rise still falls short of the $14 minimum wage poverty activists have been calling for.
- This summer, Toronto will become home to Canada’s first LGBTQ Transitional housing program now that funds for the long-awaited plans have been allocated through the city budget.
- Thanks to work of local trans activists, the Gender Identity Services clinic at CAMH will not be accepting new patients while the hospital reviews its policies.
- Learn more about how race-based data can inform institutional policy decisions.
- Brooklyn artist Tatyana Fazlaizadeh brought her public art project to Kitchener to raise awareness about street harassment.
- Elizabeth Renzetti’s latest column reminds there’s still plenty of stigma around abortion in Canada.
- Brush up on your local history with this overview of feminist movements in Toronto.