MONTREAL - Protesters in Montreal toppled and defaced a statue of John A. Macdonald on Sunday as rallies were held in several cities to demand that police services be defunded and reformed.
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Ontario teachers are denouncing what they describe as the botched implementation of the province's new math curriculum, saying they've had little guidance on material they're expected to teach in just a few weeks.
It would be a challenging task in the best of times, they said, but the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has made it untenable.
TORONTO - The leader of the Ontario Liberal Party is asking businesses to treat education workers as front-line workers.
Steven Del Duca says retailers and institutions have made life easier for front-line workers during the pandemic.
TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 114 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death related to the coronavirus.
There were also 73 cases newly marked as resolved in today's report.
The total number of cases now stands at 42,309, which includes 2,811 deaths and 38,277 cases marked as resolved.
TORONTO - Back in early March, as Ontario's colleges and universities scrambled to prepare for government shut-down orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Ilene Sova packed up as many art supplies as she could in anticipation of the months of isolation that would follow.
TORONTO - School boards need to pick up the pace of air quality improvements as schools reopen this fall, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Friday, urging them not to move “on government time” as they rush to spend millions in funding allocated earlier this week.
TORONTO - Ontario's controversial back-to school plan received an infusion of cash from the federal government on Wednesday, with at least $381 million being added to what Premier Doug Ford has already earmarked for the upcoming return to class.
OTTAWA - A new poll suggests Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would be well placed to fight an election this fall, seen as the leader best able to care for Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic and to get the economy back on its feet.
TORONTO - Some school bus drivers say they have not received COVID-19 safety protocols with just weeks to go before the start of class.
The drivers, who are represented by Unifor, will hold a press conference this morning to discuss their request for information on safety measures on their vehicles.
OTTAWA - Among Erin O'Toole's jobs in the military was navigating a Sea King helicopter over the skies of Canada, and now he takes on the challenge of journeying through political terrain as the new leader of the federal Conservative party.