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Breaking News Canada English News Updates Politics Toronto

Vaughan, Mayor Bevilacqua will not run for re-election

VAUGHAN – The mayor of Vaughan, Maurizio Bevilacqua, will not run again in the next municipal elections, next 24 October.

The news was announced by Bevilacqua himself, during a gala tonight in Vaughan, where the mayor also celebrated his birthday.

“The city is in good shape,” Bevilacqua told those who asked him the reason for his decision.

 

Breaking News Canada English Featured News Updates World News

Pope Francis in Alberta, Quebec and Nunavut from 24 to 29 July: all the details

 

VATICAN CITY – He had repeatedly expressed his desire to go to Canada where the Church is engaged in an important process of reconciliation with the indigenous people. And this morning the official announcement arrived: Pope Francis will go to Canada, from 24 to 29 July (when we will leave to come back to Rome), and will stop in Alberta, Quebec and Nunavut, “accepting the invitation of the civil authorities, ecclesiastical and indigenous communities” as the director of the Vatican Press Office, Matteo Bruni, said. This is the Pope’s 38th apostolic journey, which will touch the cities of Edmonton, Québec and Iqaluit. (more…)

Breaking News Business & Economy Canada Economy English Featured News Updates Ontario

Construction industry, a province-wide strike of carpenters is imminent

VAUGHAN (Ontario) – Carpenter’s District Council of Ontario, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (the “Carpenters”) is announcing that a province-wide strike of carpenters in the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sector in the construction industry is imminent. 

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Breaking News Education Matters English Featured Ontario

Dramatic resignation at the head of the Halton Catholic District School Board

Sooner or later, something was bound to break. It has been that type of year for the HCDSB. Meetings are frequently uncompleted, compelling the Board to call follow-up meeting to conclude its business. The focus of debates has been diverted by contentious issues that have little to do with school [academic] performance.

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Mississauga cyclist critically injured after hit-and-run


A male cyclist suffers critical life threatening injuries after he was struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning. Following the incident, Constable Heather Cannon of Peel Regional Police, while on scene, told the Corriere that the cyclist, a man in his late 40s, was struck around 5:45am. He was transported to a trauma centre and the status of his condition remains unknown.

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Breaking News Canada Education Matters English Featured News Updates Ontario

Classes oversize at TCDSB’s schools, parents organize the protest

TORONTO – Classes oversize in the schools of the Toronto Catholic District School Board: the parents are preparing the protest. After the decision of the TCDSB to increase the number of students in the classrooms, exceeding the number of thirty for each classroom, “to save money” (the salaries of teachers whose number will be reduced), the families have decided to organize protests in front of the schools, tomorrow, from 8.30 to 10.  (more…)

Breaking News Canada Canadian Federal Election English Featured

Elections, the Liberals win. The counting of votes continues: minority or majority government?

TORONTO – With numerous polling stations still in the counting phase, Justin Trudeau’s victory in the federal elections is already clear. These are the percentages as we write (around 10.30 pm): Liberals 37.5%, Conservatives 32.8%, NDP 16.2%, Bloc Quebecois 5.5%, People Party 4.7%, Green 2, 5%. At the moment, the Liberals would not have the seats for a majority government (they are stuck at 144 against 117 for the Conservatives) but the results of many seats are still lacking.

The photo is taken from the Twitter profile of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau


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