You are here

National

Labour bill prompts death threats, vandalism

TORONTO—The premier of Ontario received death threats and his labour minister had her constituency office vandalized hours after a sweeping labour reform bill was introduced in the legislature, the Progressive Conservative government said yesterday.

Government House leader Todd Smith said the incidents were an attempt to bully and intimidate the government and would not be tolerated.

Online maps show climate change impact on forests

WINNIPEG—New online maps let viewers zero in on how climate change will affect their part of Canada's boreal forest.

“It's designed to give information that's relevant to people where they live,” Danny Blair, co-director of the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg, said yesterday.

The centre released its climate atlas of Canada last spring.