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|Ontario to end academic streaming, suspensions for youngest students - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 09:12:37 EDT|
Streaming — in which students must choose to pursue either an "academic" or "applied" track when they begin high school — has been shown to disproportionately affect Black and low-income students when it comes to graduation rates and the chance of going to a post-secondary institution.
|No new cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I. after 5 announced on weekend - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 10:58:06 EDT|
There are no new cases of COVID-19 Monday, after five cases were announced on the weekend, P.E.I.'s chief public health officer said in a news briefing.
|DND investigating 2016 complaint about racist flyer on office fridge - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
The Department of National Defence is pledging to investigate a long-standing complaint over systemic discrimination in the workplace after a 2016 grievance about a racist flyer on an office fridge came to light.
|WE Charity is out of grant program, but issues remain with paying student volunteers - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
WE Charity may no longer be in charge of administering the Canada Student Service Grant, but concerns remain about whether it’s appropriate to pay students effectively less than minimum wage for their volunteer hours.
|First Nations losing oil revenue amid fall in consumption, drilling - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
For First Nations that rely on collecting royalties and rent from oilpatch activity on their reserve land, the revenue has quickly dried up. In fact, it's becoming costlier to manage oil and gas production on First Nations land than the amount of money collected from industry.
|State grip on economy means foreign sanctions won't shift Chinese resolve: Don Pittis - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 04:00:14 EDT|
A giant and growing internal economy and state grip on economic levers mean external threats won't change China's mind. Only the Chinese people can do that.
|Canadian Broadway actor Nick Cordero, 41, dies from coronavirus complications - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 21:56:39 EDT|
Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as Waitress, A Bronx Tale and Bullets Over Broadway, has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41.
|Financial scrutiny, back-to-work bonus among Conservative demands ahead of fiscal snapshot - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 12:59:07 EDT|
Uncovering what's become of Canada's deficit, implementing a bonus for workers returning to their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic and boosting funding for the auditor general are among the Official Opposition's priorities ahead of Wednesday's fiscal snapshot.
|Boy, 9, missing in Winnipeg's Red River since Friday found dead, police say - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 15:39:32 EDT|
Darius Bezecki was biking with two brothers and a friend near his home when all four ended up in the river, police said.
|Halifax man walks off flight to St. John's over COVID-19 concerns - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 09:31:12 EDT|
A man walked off a flight from Halifax to St. John’s before takeoff Saturday after realizing almost everyone on the flight would need to self-isolate upon arrival. But he didn't have to.
|P.E.I. reports 2 new cases of coronavirus, brings total to 5 - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 11:05:09 EDT|
P.E.I. has reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total active cases in the province to five.
|Most Canadians opposed to Wexit, but poll finds new party could pose challenge to Conservatives - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 13:28:13 EDT|
Most Canadians remain opposed to the concept of the four most western provinces separating from Canada, but a new poll suggests any support for the Wexit party could come at the expense of the federal Conservatives in the next election.
|1st glimpse of Canada's true COVID-19 infection rate expected mid-July from immunity testing - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 10:25:02 EDT|
The national immunity task force has started testing thousands of blood samples for COVID-19 antibodies and should be able to produce a more detailed picture of how many Canadians have been infected with the novel coronavirus within a couple of weeks.
|Police investigating suspicious death, maintain presence as St. John's street reopens - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 10:43:34 EDT|
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says officers responded to the area shortly after 4 a.m. on Sunday to reports of 'unknown trouble' and found a man dead.
|Schools urged to ensure students' security and privacy when conducting classes online - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Some provinces have released plans on how they aim to allow students to return to the classroom in September, but those school boards continuing with partial or fully virtual learning need to ensure measures are in place to protect students' privacy and safety, a cybersecurity expert says.
|Man dead in St. John's as police investigate 'suspicious' early-morning incident - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 10:46:00 -0400|
A man has been found dead in St. John's, hours after police closed a street and advised residents to stay inside their homes.
|Ontario plans to stop Grade 9 students from streaming into applied or academic tracks - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 09:02:00 -0400|
The Ontario government plans to stop its Grade 9 “applied” and “academic” track streaming, a spokesperson for the ministry of education confirmed.
|Adventure around the world ends early for Ont. family due to COVID-19 - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 09:53:00 -0400|
An Ontario family who planned to take a yearlong adventure around the world have returned to Canada after cutting the trip short due to COVID-19.
|Ontario reports 138 new COVID-19 cases as all but four regions report five or fewer infections - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 10:23:00 -0400|
For the sixth straight day, Ontario health officials reported fewer than 200 new COVID-19 cases as all but four public health units recorded five or fewer new infections.
|Quebec reports three more COVID-19 deaths, 74 new cases - Mon, 6 Jul 2020 11:14:00 -0400|
There are now 5,577 people who have died of COVID-19 in Quebec, health authorities announced Monday, as confirmed cases in the province reached 55,937.
|Calgary boater rescues eagle from the middle of a B.C. lake - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 16:31:00 -0400|
A weekend getaway in B.C. for one Alberta man turned into an incredible experience for him when he came to the rescue of a giant eagle.
|P.E.I. identifies 2 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total number of active cases to 5 - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 12:12:00 -0400|
Prince Edward Island is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to five.
|Five straight days of no new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 14:05:00 -0400|
Manitoba has now gone five consecutive days without a new case of COVID-19.
|No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5-million Lotto 649 jackpot - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 07:37:18 -0400|
No winning ticket was sold for the $5-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw.
|Would you like a mask with that? PPE once again available at Alberta drive-thrus - Sun, 5 Jul 2020 12:13:00 -0400|
Albertans looking for non-medical masks will be able to pick them up again at drive-thrus at a number of businesses throughout the province later this month.