Day: August 17, 2020

Parents of DDSB students make tough decision over return to school – Durham

It’s been a few days now since Durham District School Board parents had to decide whether to send their kids back to school in the fall or keep them home. While some are able to make remote learning work amid the coronavirus pandemic, others feel like they didn’t have a choice. Melike Ceylan-Leamen says she …

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Cardi B Told Joe Biden To Support Medicare For All To Get Her Fans’ Votes

Which you can listen to by clicking any of the links below! The iHeartRadio app Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Or find News O’Clock wherever else you might listen to your favorite podcasts. Here’s what we’re talking about in today’s episode: 1. FedEx & UPS say you can’t rely on them when it comes to …

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New controversy flares up over Lynn Beyak’s Senate-appointed anti-racism training

The “flames of negativity” that were stirred up by Lynn Beyak’s racist statements as a senator are being “reignited” by a controversy at the University of Manitoba, according to a residential school survivor. Garnet Angeconeb questions the suitability of the man tasked with overseeing Beyak’s second attempt at cultural awareness and sensitivity training after Jonathan …

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GO Transit to increase service in September after cuts due to coronavirus

TORONTO — Metrolinx says it will increase service in September on GO Transit routes as part of the reopening of Ontario. The company says the changes on its rail and bus lines are the most significant in its history. Metrolinx says service will change on most of its routes as schools and workplaces reopen. It …

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Warren Buffett Recently Bought Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX) Stock: Should You Buy Gold Today?

The Motley Fool Canada » Investing » Warren Buffett Recently Bought Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX) Stock: Should You Buy Gold Today? Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway just revealed a large position in Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX)(NYSE:GOLD). The news sent Barrick Gold’s share price soaring by 10%, as investors scrambled to follow the legendary investor’s lead. Warren Buffett changes …

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Treaty Three Police Service launches new program designed to address sexual violence, human trafficking

An Indigenous police service in northwestern Ontario is hoping a new program will help address sexual violence and human trafficking in Treaty Three territory. The Treaty Three Police Service’s Spirit of Hope initiative is being funded by a provincial, three-year, $300,000 proceeds of crime grant, and should be up and running by September, said Jeff Skye, the …

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Hundreds to be paid out for wrongful arrests during 2010 G20 summit; $16.5-million settlement reached

About 1,100 people arrested during the G20 summit in Toronto in 2010 are getting paid out. A $16.5-million settlement has been reached in the class-action lawsuit. Each person will get between $5,000 and $24,700, “depending on their experiences.” “For me and hundreds of others, being suddenly surrounded and held captive by frightening numbers of riot …

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