Category: Education

Doug Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause for third-party ads law may backfire: experts

TORONTO — Representatives have returned to Ontario’s legislature for an emergency weekend debate on election finance law with implications for free speech that experts warn may backfire on Premier Doug Ford’s government. Debate was scheduled to start overnight into Saturday morning and continue over the next several days on the bill tabled this week using […]

COVID-19: 1 death, 12 cases in London-Middlesex as province enters 1st stage of reopening plan – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton One death and 12 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in London-Middlesex, local health officials said Friday. The update comes as the province enters the first stage of its economic […]

Hamilton researchers have recommended treatment for rare blood clotting – Hamilton

Researchers at McMaster University are recommending a pair of treatments to fight Vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT), identified in a small number of COVID-19 vaccine recipients. A group from the McMaster Platelet Immunology Laboratory (MPIL), building off of previous investigations into a condition that prevents blood clotting, are suggesting that a combination of anti-clotting drugs with […]

Hamilton’s public board asks education minister to reopen elementary schools for final week – Hamilton

Hamilton’s public school board is asking the Minister of Education to allow elementary students to return to in-person learning for the last week of the school year. The Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) sent a letter to Stephen Lecce, saying it was disappointed in the province’s decisions not to reopen schools before summer. “With the […]

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