Category: Education

Marc Miller wants to improve working conditions for First Nations water operators ‘as soon as possible’

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the Trudeau government is working on a plan to improve the pay and working conditions of water operators on First Nations, but he doesn’t know how long it will take. Miller made the comments at a news conference on Wednesday in response to questions about a recent investigation by […]

One person airlifted to hospital following three-vehicle crash west of London, Ont. – London

One person was transported to hospital with serious injuries following a three-vehicle collision north of Strathroy. Emergency crews, including an Air Ornge helicopter, responded to the collision at the intersection of Centre Road and Egremont Drive just before 10 a.m. Wednesday. One person was airlifted to hospital in serious condition. Police say no other injuries […]

London, Ont., child abduction trial hears from girl’s father, investigating officer – London

CONTENT WARNING: This story contains disturbing and graphic content.  The Superior Court of Justice heard from two new witnesses on Tuesday as the trial continued for Lawrence Allen Thompson, a 68-year-old man who’s charged in relation to an alleged child abduction and sexual assault from northeast London, Ont., nearly three years ago. Thompson, who was […]

Black Ontario correctional officer speaks out against white coworkers who allegedly ‘attacked’ him

A Black correctional officer at Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton, Ont., has retained legal counsel in hopes it will result in criminal charges against two white colleagues, whom he alleges ‘attacked’ him in early June when he says he caught them making light of George Floyd‘s death. Stephen Smith alleges two of his co-workers, Steven […]

COVID-19 vaccine rollout could look different across Ontario health units: Solicitor General

TORONTO — Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout could look different in each of its 34 public health units as the province receives more doses in the coming weeks, the government said Monday. Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said Ontario is “empowering” local health units to draw up their own specific plans to distribute the vaccine, and all have been […]

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