Month: June 2021

Ontario Opposition leader calls on Ford government to announce ‘safe schools for September plan’

Tuesday marked the final day of the school year for thousands of Ontario students. It was a school year that was difficult for many with months of at-home virtual learning while school buildings were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And that’s why Ontario’s Official Opposition leader Andrea Horwath says she’s calling on the Ford […]

All in place for SEA

Tobago Kinnesha George 4 Hrs Ago Marslyn Melville-Jack – THA All systems are in place for the Secondary Entrance Examination (SEA) examination on Thursday, says THA Secretary of Education, Innovation and Energy Marslyn Melville-Jack. In a WhatsApp response to Newsday on Tuesday, Melville-Jack said the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy has conducted the necessary […]

Is Canada Day set for another brawl over ‘cancel culture’?

Given the atrocities this country has been forced to confront over the past month, Canada Day — normally a moment for celebration — was always going to be difficult to frame this year. But in recent comments, Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole seems to be angling for a political fight over the national holiday.  “As someone who served Canada and will soon ask for […]

[UPDATED] Chief Secretary on autonomy debate: UNC ‘bungling Tobago’s business’

News Corey Connelly 4 Hrs Ago Chief Secretary Ancil Dennis – Chief Secretary Ancil Dennis said the UNC has been fumbling and bungling in their oppositon to the “autonomy” bills during its debate in Parliament. Dennis concurred with PNM Tobago Council political leader Tracy Davidson-Celestine who described the UNC’s contributions as ignorant and appalling. Debate […]

Andreescu, Auger-Aliassime front Canada’s tennis team in their debut Olympics

Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., was among the athletes named to Canada’s Olympic tennis team on Tuesday morning. Ranked No. 7 in the world, Andreescu has struggled with injuries since winning the U.S. Open in 2019. Andreescu will be joined at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics by Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, Vancouver’s Vasek Pospisil, Leylah Annie Fernandez […]

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