John Tory reverses stance on the controversial practice, saying it’s time to ‘start over with a clean slate,’ a change of heart that comes as forces across North America struggle with questions of public trust, especially in their relations with racial minorities
Jun 07, 2015
After the brutal April sexual assault of a 15-year-old foster charge placed at the downtown Best Western, the government pledged to stop putting children in rented rooms by June 1
May 28, 2015
Do we have the right to portage our canoes over ancient paths, or can the government stop us in the name of modernity?
Jul 11, 2014
A man Calgary police call a “person of interest” in their search for a missing five-year-old and his grandparents is in custody, held on charges unrelated to the investigation into the disappearance.
Jul 08, 2014
Germany's invasion of Poland on Sept. 1 was an act of aggression that could not be ignored
Sep 10, 2013
$184,782.61 was raised to buy an alleged video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine
Jul 18, 2013
The winter blast was dumping as much as 10 centimetres of snow on Toronto, 15 cm on Ottawa, 15 to 30 cm in the Montreal area, and 25 cm or more on eastern New Brunswick
Dec 26, 2012
Union representing federal inspectors had raised concerns about the handling of cattle carcasses at XL plant
Nov 29, 2012
XL Foods’ Lakeside plant on the outskirts of Brooks had its operating licence reinstated just two days ago following a safety investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Oct 25, 2012
Workers relieved to be returning to jobs, but questions linger at Lakeside slaughterhouse that now has increased meat inspection
Oct 23, 2012
Renata joined The Globe and Mail's Toronto newsroom in March of 2011. Raised in the Greater Toronto Area, Renata spent nine years reporting in Alberta for the Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Journal, covering crime, environment and political affairs. She was part of a team that received a National Newspaper Award for its coverage of the slaying of four RCMP officers in Mayerthorpe, Alta. She also co-wrote an investigative series on workplace deaths that was nominated for a Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism.
Renata studied journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, returning to school to finish her bachelor’s degree in 2014. She travels to Alberta regularly, spending time at her old coal miner’s house in the mountains west of the Cowboy Trail.