5 things to know about CTVNews.ca for Monday, October 31, 2022: Emergencies Act investigation, Ontario education workers strike, Mary Papatsie


Organizers of the ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest will take a stand at the Emergencies Act inquiry this week, Ontario announces it will introduce legislation to prevent an impending strike by workers in the education, and the remains of an Inuk woman who has been missing for five years have been found in Ottawa. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

1. Emergencies Act Inquiry: Scheduled to appear in court this week as part of the Emergencies Act inquiry, protest organizers may be able to shed light on the design of the ‘Freedom Convoy’ movement.

2. Preventive legislation: Ontario’s Minister of Education intends to introduce legislation on Monday that will avert an impending strike by support staff and force them into a contract, a proposal the union has said it is ready to fight.

3. Marie Papatsie: Ottawa police say human remains found in an apartment building in Vanier under construction are those of a missing Inuit woman, last seen in Ottawa’s east end more than five years ago year.

4. Being hungry: The majority of respondents to a recently released cross-Canada poll said they use coupons or seek sales to cope with rising food costs, while one in five also reduce meal sizes or skip meals altogether .

5. « Greenwashing, lying and cheating »: Climate activist Greta Thunberg is calling for next month’s UN climate summit in Egypt to be « held in a tourist paradise in a country that violates many basic human rights ».

One more thing…

‘To abandon’: Canadian documentary on what happens to old planes, streetcars and telephone booths.

One of over 4,500 vintage cars in Georgia’s Old Auto Town, one of the stories featured in the « Scrap » documentary. (Parker Lewis)


Back to top button