Oakville teacher controversy: Ontario College of Teachers asked to review professional standards

Oakville teacher controversy: Ontario College of Teachers asked to review professional standards

The province’s education minister says he has asked the Ontario College of Teachers to review professional conduct provisions amid controversy surrounding an Oakville, Ont., teacher’s attire. “In this province, in our schools, we celebrate our differences and we also believe that there must be the highest standards of professionalism in front of our kids,” Education … Read more

Woman dies by suicide after battle with Lyme disease

A 22-year-old Canadian woman struggling with a debilitating case of Lyme disease committed suicide “to free herself from the unbearable pain,” her grieving dad said. “It is with the heaviest of hearts (and still in shock) that I share the tragic news that our sweetheart Amelie (22) took her own life this past Sunday,” Alain … Read more

ArriveCAN, mask mandates among changes as Canada drops COVID-19 border rules – National

After more than two years, Canada’s COVID-19 border rules are coming to an end, the federal government announced Monday. The Liberal government officially announced the changes after Global News and other media reported last week that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed off on them. As of Oct. 1 all travellers, regardless of citizenship, will no … Read more

Hurricane Ian projected for landfall in Florida, State of Emergency issued | LiveNOW from FOX – LiveNOW from FOX

Hurricane Ian projected for landfall in Florida, State of Emergency issued | LiveNOW from FOX  LiveNOW from FOX Hurricane Ian: See latest forecast cone, spaghetti models, advisory information  10 Tampa Bay Beware of price gouging, county consumer protection says  Bay News 9 Even as storm Ian approaches, Cuba focuses on controversial referendum on gay marriage  Miami Herald View Full … Read more

Canada unlikely to declare COVID victory as travel restrictions loosen – National

The thundering sound of hoofbeats charging toward the end of the track was met with a chorus of cheers from thousands of revellers in cowboy hats and jeans, dazzled by the colorful lights of the midway in the distance. The Calgary Stampede attracted 500,000 visitors in 2021 after a year of pandemic isolation and uncertainty, … Read more

London, Ont. police finds missing 8-year-old boy – London

UPDATE: Police said Sunday night that the missing boy has been found and is safe. London, Ont., police are searching for a missing boy. Police say the 8-year-old was last seen around 11:30 a.m. Sunday near Buroak Drive and Denview Avenue, which is near the area of Sunningdale Road West and Wonderland Road North. He’s … Read more

ArriveCAN delayed U.S. crews trying to help Canada as Fiona wreaked havoc: N.S. premier’s office

Power crews from Maine headed to help Canada amid post-tropical storm Fiona were delayed at the border due to the ArriveCAN app, the Nova Scotia premier’s office confirmed to Global News on Sunday. ArriveCAN is a controversial mandatory COVID-19 pre-screening tool for people arriving in Canada — one the federal government is reportedly set to make optional … Read more

Canada struggles to restore power, clear roads after storm

TORONTO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada remained without power Sunday and officials tried to assess the scope of devastation from former Hurricane Fiona, which swept away houses, stripped off roofs and blocked roads across the country’s Atlantic provinces. After surging north from the Caribbean, Fiona came ashore before dawn Saturday … Read more

Canadian military faces shortage of recruits: `We are in an applicant crisis’ – National

The Canadian Armed Forces is sounding the alarm over a severe shortage of recruits to fill thousands of vacant positions, with the shortfall so bad that senior officers are now calling it a crisis. On a cool Tuesday afternoon, Robert Romero walks out of the Canadian Armed Forces’ recruiting office in downtown Ottawa with an … Read more

Fiona batters Atlantic Canada: Officials assess full extent of damage

CNN  —  When Fiona slammed into Canada’s eastern seaboard with hurricane-force winds and torrential rainfall Saturday, it pulled buildings into the ocean, collapsed homes, toppled trees and knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of people. Fiona – which wreaked havoc in the Caribbean as a hurricane before moving up the Atlantic and making landfall … Read more