Month: January 2021

Charges expected after defiant Aylmer, Ont., church holds indoor service

Charges are expected to be laid after congregates of a church in Aylmer, Ont., defied provincial emergency orders, yet again, and held an indoor service that exceeded gathering limits on Sunday, the town’s chief of police said. While police are still investigating the number of people who attended the service at Aylmer’s Church of God, Chief Zvonko Horvat said there’s evidence that […]

Disrupted schooling, learning loss will have effects long after pandemic, say education experts

Compared to last spring’s nationwide school shutdown, Monica Belyea and her children are having a slightly easier time with remote learning this winter term. But the Toronto parent is already worried about the next school year. While her kids Maddie and Ben have “amazing teachers who are doing the very best they can” amid Ontario’s current […]

46 new coronavirus cases in London and Middlesex, 1 year after region reported first case – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton No new deaths, 46 new coronavirus cases and 20 recoveries were reported by the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU), one year after the region reported its first COVID-19 case. The MLHU […]

NDP repays multimillion-dollar campaign debt amid tough fundraising climate during pandemic

The NDP says it has paid off its multimillion-dollar campaign debt — and the federal party did it during Canada’s worst economic recession in decades. NDP national director Anne McGrath said the party cleared its $7.7 million debt that was left over from past election campaigns, even though fundraising through the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough. “There […]

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