TORONTO—Public health units across Ontario are raising concerns about a sweeping amalgamation of their services planned by the province, saying the changes could affect the delivery of programs and lead to layoffs.
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Newly published research has concluded that food insecurity in Nunavut grew after a federal program was brought in to fight hunger in the North.
TORONTO—Ontario's NDP education critic is criticizing the provincial government's decision to increase secondary school class sizes as more details emerge on the impacts of the move.
Marit Stiles said in a release Saturday that “kids continue to pay the price” for Premier Doug Ford's education cuts.
TORONTO—Boys in poor urban areas around the world are suffering even more than girls from violence, abuse and neglect, groundbreaking international research published yesterday suggests.
The study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, along with similar new research, suggests an adequate focus on helping boys is critical to achieving gender equality in the longer term.
TORONTO—Ontario's municipalities say they may be forced to raise taxes or cut services due to provincial government cuts that will likely equal well over half a billion dollars in lost annual funding and foregone revenue.
Fatalities are down significantly this year on roads patrolled by Ontario Provincial Police, the force said yesterday amid a cross-country traffic enforcement blitz.
The OPP said 58 people died on roads from Jan. 1 to May 5, compared to 97 road fatalities during the same time period last year ‚Äî a 40 per cent decrease.
MILWAUKEE—It was a pure-hustle play that was trademark Kyle Lowry. During the third quarter last night, the Toronto Raptors point guard made like a beach volleyball player, diving wildly to bat in a wayward Danny Green pass that was heading out of bounds.
KELLIHER, Sask.—RCMP in Saskatchewan are investigating a video on social media that they say shows someone burning a Nazi flag which a man claimed to have removed from a rural home.
The video posted on Facebook on Saturday shows a man, his face covered by what appears to be a Confederate flag, spreading a Nazi flag on the ground while a person out of the frame sets it on fire.
TORONTO—Canada's largest school board says it may have to eliminate jobs, some programs and end some student busing to address a multimillion-dollar funding gap created by provincial cuts.
The Toronto District School Board's education director laid out the proposals which could help eliminate a $67-million budget shortfall ‚Äî $42 million caused by a cut from the Ontario government.
TORONTO—Two confirmed cases of measles in adults in Toronto are both travel related, the city's public health unit said yesterday as it warned the public of possible places where they may have been exposed to the virus.