Day: December 31, 2020

Parents of Ontario special needs students claim they’ve been given no guidance for new year

A group of Toronto parents of special needs students have banded together in hopes of getting answers from the Toronto District School Board on whether their children can take part in in-person classes to start the new year. Many parents claim children aren’t able to learn virtually and much of January will be spent doing at-home, online […]

DFO has a new plan for northern cod stocks. It doesn’t include more fishing

Decades after the moratorium on cod fishing, the federal government has quietly released its vision to rebuild the northern cod stocks in Newfoundland and Labrador’s waters — a plan that hasn’t gone unnoticed and uncritiqued by the province’s fisheries union. The rebuilding plan, made public with little fanfare on Dec. 21 after years in development, outlines the Department […]

Customers fundraise to send Ontario Tim Hortons employee back to school

Customers at a Vaughan, Ont., coffee shop have raised funds to send their favourite employee back to school. Vishnu Gopansothilingan greets customers at the Tim Hortons drive-thru at Bathurst and Rutherford with positive energy that brightens everyone’s day, said customer Matthew Shulman. “He makes your day,” said Shulman. “This guy, he fist-bumps you, he gives you weather reports. Everybody […]

Coronavirus: Record 119 cases in London-Middlesex; December saw more cases than rest of pandemic – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The London and Middlesex region brought 2020 to a close on Thursday with a new single-day coronavirus case record after local health officials reported 119 new cases — 19 more […]

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