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Ontario high school teachers to hold another one-day strike next week

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario’s public high school teachers will hold another one-day strike next week at select school boards amid an ongoing contract dispute with the Progressive Conservative government. The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) said the one-day walkout will take place on Dec. 11 and will affect nine school boards – including the Toronto District […]

LifeLabs pays ransom after cyberattack exposes information of 15 million customers in B.C. and Ontario

The Canadian laboratory testing company LifeLabs says it made a payment to criminals to retrieve the sensitive information of millions of customers after a cyberattack on its computer systems. In a letter to customers, LifeLabs president Charles Brown wrote that information related to about 15 million customers, mainly in B.C. and Ontario, may have been accessed during the breach. […]

Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario’s Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Toronto – Later today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will introduce legislation entitled, Security From Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019 in the Ontario Legislature. The proposed legislation, if passed, will better protect farmers, their animals, livestock transporters and the province’s food supply. It would also require explicit prior consent to access […]

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