Day: 3 October 2022

Canada English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ontario education workers vote 96.5 per cent in favour of strike

TORONTO – No surprises. An overwhelming 96.5% of members of the Ontario School Board Council of Unions (OSBCU) voted in favor of a strike. This was stated today during a conference in Queen’s Park, the president of the union representing guardians, early childhood educators and school administrative staff Laura Walton. Now, Walton said, the negotiating team can return to the negotiating table “with a clear indication of the level of member support for cupe’s proposals.” 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured Health & Medicine News Updates Ontario

Ontario’s Science Table: “The healthcare system is falling down”

TORONTO – A finale shock: exiting the scene, the Covid-19 Science Advisory Table – set up to deal with the pandemic and dissolved in September – painted a gloomy picture of the state of health in Ontario. Unequal distribution of access to primary care throughout the province, lack of data and serious general communication problems, inability to contact family doctors, exhausted health personnel. A disaster, in short.  (more…)

Canada Editorials Education Matters English Featured News Updates Ontario

Nuts: Dead air space and dismal democratic environment

TORONTO – One listens to radio, I imagine, for background [sometimes relaxing] noise. Occasionally, the radio personality and the production team behind the program on air strike a chord. Recently, on my drive in to work, the host of Radio 1010 expressed incredulity at the system’s response to the Oakville teacher who made gigantic prosthetic mammary glands famous by wearing them to a shop class. 

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Canada Economy Family Living Italian News Updates

Inflazione, lavoro, mercato immobiliare: la tempesta perfetta per la recessione

TORONTO – Il Canada per ora non si trova in recessione, ma si stanno creando tutte le condizioni per una crisi economica nel prossimo anno. Ne sono convinti numerosi analisti economici che hanno sottolineato come anche buona parte degli indicatori prefigurino una recessione nel nostro Paese che potrebbe iniziare alla fine del 2022 e durare alcuni mesi nel 2023… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Editorials Education Matters Italian News Updates Ontario

YCDSB: le scuse, un esonero e un’inchiesta

TORONTO – L’ambiente tossico e disfunzionale dello York Catholic District School Board sembra essere stato risolto, almeno per ora. Martedì, dopo mesi di respingimenti, il presidente del consiglio ha presentato una mozione per discutere le accuse di discriminazione e molestie etniche contro cinque amministratori di origine italiana, ma nel contesto del Codice di Condotta… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 


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