Category: Education

Crown asks paramedic on trial why he didn’t see a ‘bright red light’ when examining Yosif Al-Hasnawi – Hamilton

Crown counsel asked a former paramedic, accused of failing to provide the necessities to a shooting victim, why he didn’t see a ‘bright red light in his eyes’ when encountering a patient with a ‘decreased level of consciousness’ and ‘abnormal’ vital signs on a central Hamilton sidewalk in 2017. During day 27 of the judge-only […]

Feb. 11 is earliest date London, Ont., area students will return to school – London

The directors of education for Thames Valley District School Board and the London District Catholic School Board are both confirming that the earliest local students will return to in-person classes is Feb. 11. Students have been learning remotely since classes resumed following the Christmas break in an effort to stamp out COVID-19 transmission. In-person lessons […]

Ottawa investing $7.2M to expand London’s agri-food sector, create 550 jobs – London

The federal government is investing $7.2 million in The Grove, an agri-business hub, at the Western Fair District in London, Ont. Officials say the investment, made through FedDev Ontario, brings together “infrastructure, capital, mentorship, training and innovation in agri-food,” and will allow for the creation of 550 jobs as well as the retention of another […]

Consent at heart of Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccination plan for remote First Nations communities

Ontario’s plan to vaccinate the populations of its most remote First Nations communities against COVID-19 faces many challenges, but Indigenous leaders say that earning the trust of the people must be a priority. Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a political organization that represents 49 of Ontario’s 123 First Nations, said that the […]

Coronavirus: Guelph, Wellington County students will not return to school next week – Guelph

Students in Guelph and Wellington County will not be returning to school next week. Both Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health made that announcement on Wednesday. Read more: First-dose COVID-19 vaccinations for health-care workers paused in Guelph “I know everyone wants schools open for in-person learning as soon as it is safe,” said […]

Schools in just 7 southern Ontario regions to open in-person Monday, rest stay online

TORONTO — Schools in only seven public health units in southern Ontario can reopen to in-person learning on Monday while the rest will continue teaching students online. Those seven public health units are Grey Bruce; Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge; Hastings and Prince Edward Counties; Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington; Leeds, Grenville and Lanark; Peterborough; […]

Coronavirus: 4 deaths, 86 cases in London-Middlesex; 2 deaths in Huron-Perth, 1 in Elgin-Oxford – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Four people have died and 86 others have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported on Wednesday. The update brings the region’s pandemic case tally […]

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