TORONTO—Students in every province except Ontario improved their performance in math between 2010 and 2016, according to a report released yesterday that examined the results of tests administered to eighth graders over the six-year period.
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An animal rescue group is working to re-home more than 100 small birds found in a foreclosed house in Ottawa.
Jill Woods, who runs the Feathered Haven Parrot Rescue in Smiths Falls, Ont., said the birds—106 finches and two canaries—were rescued from a “hoarding situation” on Sunday.
A former high school principal is facing charges of professional misconduct after being accused of tampering with Ontario's literacy test.
The Ontario College of Teachers said it conducted an investigation and found some students were called back to the school to complete parts of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test in March, 2016 after it was supposed to be concluded.
Leaders in the labour movement say things are looking better this Labour Day than they did a decade ago—despite a shifting economic landscape that includes increased automation and ongoing trade disputes.
TORONTO—Ontario's doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for three years, have voted in favour of a deal that will send contract disputes with the government to binding arbitration.
TORONTO—Temperatures this summer are expected to feel like “whiplash,” and may swing between hot and cool over the course of the season, a top meteorologist says.
The Weather Network released its summer forecast on Tuesday and chief meteorologist Chris Scott said it may feel like being on a teeter-totter.
TORONTO—Some teens say their likelihood of using weed hasn't changed since the Liberal government announced details of its legalization plan—though they say it's made them more aware of information on both sides of the debate.
Rabbit rescue organizations are preparing for an influx of surrendered and stray bunnies as Easter weekend comes to an end.
Kaylie Ngo, president of London, Ont.-based Hoppy Hearts, said the peak season for her rescue starts in June and July—and much of the volume stems from bunnies that were hastily-purchased as Easter gifts for kids.
Though there are no surviving veterans who fought at Vimy Ridge, Canadians across the country are making sure their legacy is not forgotten on the battle's centennial anniversary.
TORONTO—Ontario will be the first province to stop paying for high doses of long-acting opioids as part of a push to reduce the “growing problem” of addiction to the pain-killers in the province.