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Wynne pledges $2.1 billion to repair Ontario’s mental health system

Ontario’s Liberal government promised Wednesday to spend $2.1 billion over the next four years to rebuild the province’s mental health system, but the opposition Tories say the commitment is only being made to help bolster the party’s re-election bid.

Premier Kathleen Wynne, whose party is facing an uphill battle in the upcoming June election, said the spending will make services more accessible, ensuring people can find treatment through a local doctor’s office, school or community-based organization.

New York Magazine: Little Boy in Drag is ‘Amazing,’ Slays on the Runway

To the cutting-edge leftists at New York magazine’s The Cut, it’s the cultivation of “a defining talent” for Desmond Napoles. The article introduced readers to the young boy shopping at a gender-neutral clothing store in New York, called “Phluid.” If you think this very concept is horrible, well, hold on. It’s going to get a lot worse.

Orange County Residents Outraged After Supervisors Propose Homeless Camps

According to the Los Angeles Times, Orange County supervisors have “voted to spend more than $70 million to house the homeless,” which will involve both building permanent housing and possible camps in residents in “Irvine, Laguna Niguel and Huntington Beach on county-owned land.”

“This freaks me out. I moved to O.C. because I thought it would be a safe place. Now it’s getting more and more like L.A.,” said Rob Howard, an office manager in Irvine. “Who wants tons of traffic, high prices and all kinds of unwanted people around you?”

Women’s college instructs professors not to call students ‘women’

Professors are instructed to say “Mount Holyoke students” instead of “Mount Holyoke women,” as well as avoiding statements like “We’re all women here…” or referring to “the two genders” as part of a Teaching & Learning Initiative.

The Supporting Trans and Non-Binary Students guide was created by officials at Mount Holyoke to promote a “gender neutral” environment, reported.

Who Is Behind Leadnow?

Leadnow presents itself as a thoroughly Canadian “youth-led” organization with a modest budget, the brainchild of two university students, Adam Shedletzky and Jamie Biggar. But that is not the whole story.

Leadnow’s original business plan, written in 2010, called for $16 million over ten years. Leadnow acknowledges that received seed capital but won’t identify the source.