TORONTO – The City wants to cash in: due to a budget deficit totaling nearly $1 billion, Toronto has in fact invited residents and businesses to urge the Canadian government to “pay back previous funding commitments for the City”. (more…)
TORONTO – Myles Sanderson, allegedly responsible along with his brother Damien for the massacre in the James Smith Cree Nation of Saskatchewan, the reason for his murderous rampage, took him with him to the grave.
TORONTO – Italian daily newspaper Corriere Canadese received a letter from Avi Abraham Benlolo (in the pic above), Founding Chairman and CEO of The Abraham Global Peace Initiative, addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Here below is the letter.
TORONTO – Russia’s war against Ukraine worries the whole world. The fear that the conflict could spread to other countries hovers in the air ever stronger. Nearly three-quarters of Canadians believe NATO allies should prepare for military intervention even though half hope for a diplomatic resolution.
TORONTO – The Canadian school system looks like a boat at the mercy of the waves. Since the beginning of the pandemic what has been missing is a minimum of stability, a coherent line of the Ministry of Education and the commitment to make all schools safe places for children who are paying dearly for the protracted pandemic that since March 2020 has come to count four waves.
CHICAGO – Today, over a week after the murder of the Rohingya leader Mohibullah, a diverse group of US and international civil society organizations have signed on to a statement linked here demanding a credible and complete investigation by the Bangladesh Government, along with honest monitoring of the investigation by the international community. (more…)
TORONTO – New federal crackdown on mandatory vaccination. Starting from October 30, all civil servants and those traveling by plane, train or ship aged 12 and over will have to be vaccinated against Covid-19. The turning point was announced today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his deputy Christya Freeland, following a measure that had already been presented during the electoral campaign that preceded the vote on September 20. (more…)
The Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table: vaccination rate must rise above 85% to avoid fall lockdown
TORONTO – The new projections of the Ontario Science Advisory Table are bound to cool enthusiasm. Not only will it still take time to defeat Covid, but if more than 85% of the population is not vaccinated, this autumn we could face another lockdown. (more…)
TORONTO – A country’s maturity can only be measured by the ability to come to terms with the darkest pages of its history. (more…)
TORONTO – The third wave of the pandemic is over. For some weeks now, the overall epidemiological picture in Ontario has been improving markedly, with the collapse of new daily cases, the sharp decrease in hospitalizations and intensive care admissions and, more generally, a mass immunization campaign that is finally travelling at full capacity. (more…)
Optional distance learning for the entire 2021-22 school year and $2 billion in new aid to Ontario school boards. This is the announcement by the Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. (more…)