Day: March 8, 2020


How well are women represented on your local city council? Search hundreds of cities in our exclusive database to find out

One hundred years ago, on a winter day in 1920, Constance Hamilton, a suffragist, social activist and talented pianist, took her seat on Toronto city council, making history as the first woman elected to municipal office in Ontario. A century later, and despite a decades-long push to get more women into municipal politics, gender parity […]

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CPAC Attendee Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced Saturday evening that one attendee at last month’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had tested positive for coronavirus earlier that day. The individual in question had been exposed to coronavirus before the conference, the ACU said, and did not interact with President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence […]

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Uber drivers eligible for 14 days paid sick leave for COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Uber drivers who are diagnosed with COVID-19 or are placed in quarantine by a public health authority will have 14 days of paid sick leave, the company announced Saturday. The policy is already in place in “some markets,” according to a statement the company sent CTV News on Saturday. The company said it […]

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