TORONTO—Schools in richer areas of Ontario fundraise twice as much as schools in poorer areas, creating a gap in education that could be limiting opportunities for some students, according to a report from an education advocacy group released today.
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TORONTO—Parents are changing the way they talk to their kids about cannabis post-legalization as weed has become a more visible part of daily life across the country.
Ashleigh Brown, founder of SheCann, which allows Canadian women to share their experiences using medical cannabis, said talking to kids about marijuana shouldn't be a one-time “talk.”
TORONTO—The Ontario government is slashing millions of dollars in funding for programs that are aimed at providing students with extra skills and support, leaving school boards to figure out how students will be affected.
A spokeswoman for Education minister Lisa Thompson said $25 million was slashed from the budget after the government reviewed the “Education Programs—Other” fund.
Canadians can expect a “mixed bag” of winter weather in the coming months, according to The Weather Network.
The network is predicting western Canada will have warmer-than-normal temperatures this winter while the eastern half of the country will experience a long-lasting and colder-than-normal season.
Postmedia Network Inc. no longer will be delivering newspapers to schools across Canada in order to comply with federal laws that restrict how cannabis is advertised to minors, the company said yesterday.
TORONTO—Marchers in Toronto's annual Labour Day parade broke tradition yesterday, opting not to end the procession at Exhibition Place to show solidarity with stagehands who have been locked out of the venue since July.
“We're not going to cross that picket line,” stressed Naureen Rizvi, Unifor's regional director for Ontario.
TORONTO—Residents of Toronto's Danforth Avenue gathered for a prayer service last night to mourn the victims of a shooting that left three people dead, including the gunman, and 13 wounded.
The mood on the normally-bustling street lined with restaurants, patios, and boutiques was solemn after it was reopened by police.
SAULT STE MARIE, Ont.—A manufacturing company is laying off workers in Ontario in response to American tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
A spokesman for Tenaris, which manufactures steel pipes, said 40 workers at the company's mill in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. would be laid off on Sunday due to changes in the export market.