Category: Education

3 people stabbed at lunchtime in Waterloo in ‘targeted’ incident: police

Waterloo Regional Police say they are investigating after three people were stabbed at lunchtime in Waterloo on Wednesday. Police say they were called to Sunview Street, near University Avenue, for reports of stabbings. They say the victims were transported to hospital by unknown individuals before officers got to the scene. Trending Stories “This investigation has […]

Ontario is consulting medical experts on return to in-class learning, Doug Ford says

TORONTO — Ontario is consulting experts on whether some students should return to schools next week, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday, as teachers called on local public health units to reconsider the resumption of in-person learning. All students are currently learning online as part of a provincial lockdown, but those in northern Ontario and elementary […]

Immune but infectious: Can someone vaccinated against COVID-19 still spread the virus?

As the cross-Canada roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines continues this week, it’s still unclear whether the injections can actually prevent the spread of the virus. While both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna products have been shown to be about 95 per cent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 illness, there is not much evidence they can protect those […]

Four more cases of COVID-19 confirmed at schools in Thames Valley board – London

The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) has identified four more confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its schools. On Tuesday, the school board reported a single case at Strathroy District Collegiate Institute, Lord Dorchester Secondary School, Stoney Creek Public School, and Louise Arbour French Immersion Public School. Read more: LHSC requires mobile unit to store […]

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