Month: November 2021

Multiple pedestrians injured, some critically, in London, Ont., crash

A vehicle struck multiple pedestrians in a crash at a major intersection in London, Ont., on Tuesday night, authorities said, leaving some with life-threatening injuries.  Police said the vehicle struck the victims and several other cars on Riverside Drive near Wonderland Road in the city’s south end. Paramedics took eight people to hospital, including one person in cardiac arrest, said Miranda […]

Quantity and quality of education for detained Ontario youth varies: report

TORONTO — The quantity and quality of education offered to youth in Ontario’s detention centres varies greatly by facility, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only heightened those discrepancies, according to a new report by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. The report, based on interviews with youth who spent time in facilities and adults involved in […]

Ottawa requiring COVID-19 testing for some travellers, consulting experts on booster shots

Incoming air travellers from all countries except the United States will be required to take COVID-19 tests when arriving in Canada, the federal government announced today. The tests will be required of all travellers, regardless of their vaccination status, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said today. The requirement will also apply to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Incoming […]

New caller ID law now in place to help fight wave of spam and spoof calls

Canada’s telecommunications regulator is bringing in new laws that will force phone companies to do a better job of identifying who is calling, to help users inundated by nuisance phone calls from telemarketers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) said in a news release Tuesday that phone companies must now implement a technology on their […]

Anonymous donor to match up to $1.5M in donations for Y.O.U.’s Joan’s Place in London, Ont. – London

On Giving Tuesday, a global movement meant to encourage generosity, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.) in London, Ont., has announced that an anonymous donor has committed to matching $1.5 million in donations for its Joan’s Place campaign. Fundraising for Joan’s Place, which will support youth, young mothers and mothers-to-be who are either experiencing homelessness or at […]

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