The blame game is on. This week marks the last full week of school for thousands of elementary and secondary students across the province. Covid-related school closures have lasted longer in Ontario than any other province or territory across the nation. (more…)
Students who intend to live in the residences of two of Toronto’s largest universities, when classes resume in September, will have to prove that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. (more…)
TORONTO — The Ontario government is partnering with community organizations to better support Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer or Questioning, and Intersex (2SLGBTQI+) students and their families. Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, made the announcement as part of the province’s ongoing efforts to promote an education system that upholds and champions human rights and equity for all students. In addition, the government is working to strengthen school board accountability given trustees’ important role in the public education system. (more…)
The backlog of structural interventions in Ontario schools since the Ford government took office has increased by a billion dollars to $16.8 billion. This information was revealed by the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce. (more…)
Late last month, Alberta’s Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange, released a draft of her new curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 6. Very shortly after, the curriculum was opposed by many groups and parents. (more…)
Education in Canada is big business. International students contribute more than $21 billion each year to the Canadian economy and promote diversity within communities. The pandemic has presented a variety of challenges for foreign students resulting in a drop in enrollment numbers. The effects could have a negative economic impact.
Recently, in the television program, “Today in Toronto with Manuel Alexandre”, Dr. José Mendes, Consul General of Portugal in Toronto, in a brief participation, once again referred to the great quality and usefulness of the Go Live Tv service and the Mr. Manuel Alexandre and how this is reflected in the strengthening of the Portuguese community. (more…)
PALERMO – Italians and Canadians together for “peace, security and prosperity”, as stated in the title of the 1st forum held – in webinar – in recent days in Sicily (Italy) to preserve the memory of the fallen of all parties in conflict during Operation “Husky” in July 1943, which saw the First Canadian Division engaged in Sicily – together with the Allies. (more…)