Category: Education

Trial date set for McMaster University prof accused of sexual assault – Hamilton

A 46-year-old professor from McMaster University accused of sexual assault is set to stand trial in the summer, according to the ministry of the attorney general. Scott Watter, a staffer in the psychology, neuroscience and behaviour (PNB) department, was one of several faculty members disciplined by McMaster in 2020 during a probe into inappropriate behaviours […]

‘A humanitarian crisis’: Long-term care advocates push for change following Roberta Place outbreak

Following a deadly COVID-19 outbreak that ravaged a Barrie, Ont., nursing home, advocates are pushing for change in Ontario’s long-term care sector. At a town hall and virtual protest on Thursday, advocates spoke about what could be done to address the gaps in Ontario’s long-term care system, which one described as a “humanitarian crisis.” Read […]

Thames Valley District School Board completes installation of AEDs in every school – London

There is now an added layer of protection at Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) after a preventable tragedy prompted a push for change. In a board meeting on Tuesday, director of education Mark Fisher announced automated external defibrillator (AED) machines had been installed in every TVDSB school. Read more: Fundraiser seeks to have AED […]

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