Category: Education

Should vaccinated people across Canada get certain freedoms? Here’s what health experts say

Ontario health officials are asking people who are vaccinated to continue following COVID-19 safety rules until more people get inoculated — but some health experts say Canada’s vaccinated population should get some freedoms, including socializing indoors without masks and physical distancing. This comes as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that America’s […]

Coronavirus: Ontario to spend $255 million to address COVID-19 outbreaks in homeless shelters

TORONTO — Ontario says it will give municipalities and Indigenous communities $255 million to address an increase in COVID-19 outbreaks in homeless shelters across the province. Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark is expected to make the announcement at a press conference later this morning. The government says communities can use the funding to acquire motel […]

National survey finds employers ‘optimistic’ about hiring climate in Hamilton – Hamilton

The latest hiring study from the ManpowerGroup is indicating that employers are “optimistic” about the city’s hiring climate in the months ahead, thanks to widespread COVID-19 vaccinations on the horizon. The latest Employment Outlook Survey says 25 per cent of employers plan to hire between April and June with 65 per cent expected to maintain current […]

Former student says Hamilton school board treated her racism accusations as a “one-off” – Hamilton

A former student trustee who made allegations of “racial gaslighting” and “silencing” within the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) says she’s “disappointed” that her circumstance is apparently being branded as a “one-off” episode. Former Westmount Secondary student Ahona Mehdi, whose accusations prompted a third-party investigation within the HWDSB, told Global News that sanctions imposed on […]

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