Category: Education

Social vulnerability matters in vaccine rollout, says international research team

A study from an international research team, co-authored by an expert in public health ethics based in London, Ont., argues that vaccine distribution plans should take into account “social” vulnerability, and not just medical vulnerability. The study recommends an approach to COVID-19 vaccine distribution based on existing human rights law. Read more: Should all seniors […]

Coronavirus: 8 new cases in London-Middlesex as region eyes possible move out of red-control – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Eight people have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported on Thursday. The region’s pandemic case tally stands at 6,133, of which 5,869 have resolved, […]

Details on COVID-19 vaccinations for those 80-plus coming next week: MLHU – London

The COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the London, Ont., region is set to expand once again, this time to all residents age 80 and over. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Chris Mackie says the Middlesex-London Health Unit anticipates “being able to move into the over-80 crowd sometime mid-March.” “Maybe sort of early-mid-March rather than later-mid-March,” he […]

City council approves new Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre board – Hamilton

City council has approved a new 13-member board, as it relaunches the Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC). The members were recommended by a community advisory panel, with a focus on lived experience, connections to diverse communities and skills in finance, human resources and fundraising. Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger believes they’ve arrived at a “good format […]

Couple who called 911 testify in London, Ont., child abduction trial – London

CONTENT WARNING: This story contains disturbing and graphic content.  The Superior Court of Justice heard from four more witnesses on Wednesday, including another officer with London police, in day three of the trial surrounding an alleged child abduction and sexual assault in northeast London three years ago. Information provided by police after the alleged incident […]

Martin Luther King III gives insight on racial issues, guidance on allyship at King’s virtual talk – London

A global human rights activist who is also the oldest son of the late Martin Luther King Jr. joined students at King’s University College in London, Ont., for a virtual talk Wednesday evening. Martin Luther King III, who serves as an ambassador of his parents’ legacy of social change, spoke about society’s major issues and […]

Coronavirus: Toronto education tech company providing interactive virtual learning experience

When schools were suddenly shut down last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, many students were thrown into a world they had never experienced before. Virtual learning can be challenging and it is not always engaging, so a Toronto-based education technology company came up with an online interactive learning experience that is proving popular in […]

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