All posts tagged "ENGLISH"

  • TD Sunfest postponed until July 2021 because of COVID-19

    After consulting with government and health officials and following their advice on how to respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Sunfest Committee has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone the next edition of TD Sunfest until July 8-11, 2021. ...

    • Posted April 28, 2020
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  • City closes outside play structures; parks and open spaces remain accessible

    After carefully monitoring the use of public playgrounds over the weekend, and in keeping with the Premier’s direction to close all non-essential businesses, the City is moving to close all of its outside play structures. This includes...

    • Posted March 23, 2020
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  • Ready or not, Municipal Elections to be held October 22

    It is election time again. Running for London’s mayor are 14 candidates all seeking to replace Matt Brown who is not running for re-election.  Matt was the subject of a sex scandal with a City Councillor member...

    • Posted September 30, 2018
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  • Social media is fully weaponized, open discourse be damned

    The Eden-like public square was swiftly overrun by a cacophonic rabble dedicated to crushing ideas to which they’re opposed The Internet may very well be the innovation that liberated access to ideas, but the social media it...

    • Posted September 30, 2018
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  • Trade, deficit reduction and tax reform critical as recession looms

    With the resumption of Parliament, Canada’s policy-makers face a turbulence. The United States and China are waging an economic Cold War armed with tariffs. And Ottawa continues negotiating with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump over...

    • Posted September 30, 2018
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  • How can we discuss sex ed without talking about marriage?

    With the Ontario government’s public consultations on a new sex-ed curriculum well underway, we should recognize that both the old and new versions of the document suffer from the same fatal flaw. Neither makes any effort to...

    • Posted September 30, 2018
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  • The Canadian economy is at the precipice

    Any projection of the Canadian economy’s trajectory depends heavily upon one’s outlook for the ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. If the United States and Canada renew NAFTA, the outlook for Canada’s economy will obviously...

    • Posted September 29, 2018
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  • Update on Express Entry -Immigration to Canada

    By Edward C. Corrigan and Selvin Mejia On January 1, 2015 the Federal Conservatives introduced significant changes to Canada’s economic immigration program. Formerly called the Skilled Worker program the new program was re-branded as Express Entry which...

    • Posted September 14, 2018
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  • Diversity in Canada has the capacity to inspire the world

    It’s imperative for our political leaders to continue being strong custodians of Canada’s pluralistic identity It’s a time of reckoning for Canada’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. A new poll shows that many among us want to...

    • Posted September 14, 2018
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  • How much does your vote really count?

    Ontario’s recent election results signal Canada’s wider democratic dilemma. Ontario’s June election was one for change and Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives emerged the victors. Unfortunately, many voters believe their vote didn’t count. Thanks to our first-past-the-post (FPTP)...

    • Posted September 13, 2018
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