Ontario catholic school teachers’ union to vote on province-wide strike in November

By The Canadian Press Posted October 21, 2019 6:52 am Updated October 21, 2019 6:53 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – The union representing Ontario‘s Catholic school teachers has…

Brescia University College launches $10M fundraising campaign

London’s women’s college is celebrating its 100th birthday by giving back to its students. Brescia University College officially launched its LEAD WITH US campaign on Sunday in hopes of boosting facilities, financial aid, mental health and research resources. The Catholic liberal…

Former prime minister Paul Martin receives honorary degree from the University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge presented Canada’s 21st prime minister Paul Martin with an honorary degree during the fall 2019 convocation ceremony. The honorary doctor of laws recognizes Martin’s contributions to the country during his time as finance minister and then…

Dalhousie campus bar employee calls for DSU executive members to resign after alcohol suspension

An employee at Dalhousie University’s main campus bar is calling on members of the school’s student union to resign after on-campus alcohol services were abruptly suspended. Maddie Stinson, a bartender at the Grawood, says executive members of the Dalhousie Student…

Donation helps support visually impaired students in Saskatchewan

Sitting in the Confederation Park School library, Xavier Stonechild-Dorward reads his Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials book out loud – gently moving his fingertips across the braille pages. The 13-year-old is visually impaired. He started learning how to read braille…

Class cap report shows some Halifax classrooms stretched over the limit

The Halifax region’s soaring population growth is leading to overcrowding in the city’s classrooms. Since 2015, Halifax has welcomed more than 20,000 new people and counting, according to the 2019 Halifax Index. 2018 saw a two per cent increase in…

New Brunswick education minister says discipline policy needed for bullying

New Brunswick’s education minister says bullying and other violence in the classroom won’t be tolerated, and he’s looking to develop a new discipline policy. Dominic Cardy’s comments came as a three-day provincial education summit wrapped up in Fredericton on Friday.…

Ontario high school teachers union says contract talks with government have stalled

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 18, 2019 3:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – The union representing Ontario‘s public high school teachers says it has filed for…