Tag: controversy

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Masks, different opinions and controversy

TORONTO – Masks yes or masks no? After the easing of restrictions in Ontario no longer require masks in most facilities, the controversy goes crazy. On the one hand there are those who cannot do without the protection guaranteed by masks, on the other hand those who could not wait to get rid of them, and to wear them, now that the government has removed the obligation, do not want to hear about them. And so while Uber Canada will no longer require customers to use them starting Friday, Toronto-based taxi company Beck Taxi has decided to continue to impose their use. 

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Ontario, no masks in schools: the controversy starts

TORONTO – “School trustees are not doctors so they should simply follow the advice of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Kieran Moore.” Without mincing words, the premier of the province Doug Ford discourages the school boards from asking for extensions to the revocation of the obligation to use the mask set for March 21 and triggers the controversy. Trustees from the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) have formally requested that the province suspend the decision indefinitely due to concerns about the potential spread of Covid-19 when students return to school after the March Break. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

School, between uphill infections and controversy

TORONTO – Compared to a month ago, there are more than twice as many active cases of Covid-19 associated with Ontario’s public schools. The Ministry of Education has in fact communicated that with the 178 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in a 24-hour period, the total number of active infections has reached 1,879. This is an 18% increase week after week and is more than double the number of active infections associated with schools in this period last month: 913. Overall, since the beginning of the school year, there are now 8,280 infections: at this point in the school year in 2020 there were 5,420.  (more…)

Canada Canadian Federal Election Editorials English Politics

Trudeau to unveil new cabinet October 26, clash and controversy over delays

TORONTO – The controversy over the long and troubled process of forming the new government is not over. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the swearing-in of the new members of the executive will take place on October 26, while the first session of the House of Commons with the deputies elected in the September 20 elections has been scheduled for November 22. The roadmap set by the Liberal leader did not please the opposition, who denounced the delays and stigmatized the timing desired by Trudeau.  (more…)

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Lecce, via racist language from text accompanying math curriculum. But it’s controversy

Controversy, disbelief and confusion. One can describe with these three words the reaction generated by the removal by the Ontario government of a section of the mathematics curriculum that makes “reference to racism and colonialism”. The government did not want to confirm when the changes were made but it seems that these followed the publication of recent articles in newspapers that highlighted a section that refers to the content, context and importance of mathematics as subjective. (more…)


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