All posts tagged "ENGLISH"

  • City launches virtual recreation hub ConnectLDN to help Londoners stay active, engaged and entertained at home

    The City of London is excited to launch ConnectLDN, a new virtual recreation hub featuring activities, resources and experiences to keep Londoners engaged, entertained and active at home. “ConnectLDN features unique, London-specific content including virtual arts and crafts...

    • Posted January 14, 2021
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  • Covid-19 pokes the final hole in leaky long-term care boat

    We cannot blame COVID-19 alone for the current LTC crisis Nursing homes struggled long before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Canada. Now, during the second wave, many front-line clinicians say our long-term care (LTC) system has all...

    • Posted January 14, 2021
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  • Ontario must quickly balance budget in wake of pandemic

    Deficits might seem like an abstract problem for our future selves (or future generations) but in Ontario, this simply isn’t the case New Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy inherits a difficult job from Rod Phillips. The province’s...

    • Posted January 14, 2021
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  • Cancel culture leading to an exodus of universities’ free-thinkers

    University administrators and student unions are tearing down something more important than statues. These self-appointed censors are dismantling the dialectic method bequeathed to us by Socrates and generations of scholars, triggering a brain drain away from academia.Neither...

    • Posted December 31, 2020
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  • Just the facts? Don’t count on fact-checkers

    Fact-checking takes us past the spin and straight to the truth. Or maybe not.A closer look at almost every fact-checking organization shows a great deal of politics and vested interests involved.Years ago, I went to Snopes.com whenever someone sent...

    • Posted December 31, 2020
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  • The government is not our mom

    In a crushing blow to small business and morale, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has ordered a return to the very lockdown model that the World Health Organization (WHO) warned leaders to avoid.Premiers are being pressured by a...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Pandemic exposes flaws in our health-care system

    Once again, the US presidential election elevated Canadian health care – colloquially known as medicare – as a role model. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed its many shortfalls and triggered a public debate over allowing private alternatives.A...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • A different way to celebrate this New Year’s Eve

    For the first time in over two decades, the bandshell in Victoria Park will be in darkness this New Year’s Eve and the park will not host its traditional community festivities due to COVID-19 social distancing protocols. ...

    • Posted December 22, 2020
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  • Trust the food industry to keep delivering

    Many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we know more about this relentless virus and how it behaves and spreads. Using this limited but growing scientific knowledge, public health measures have kept us largely safe. Back in March,...

    • Posted September 18, 2020
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  • Bad leadership at the heart of police brutality

    The wave of protests across the United States in response to the death of George Floyd follows a lengthy list of protests against police misconduct.The list of misconduct includes:Rodney King, beaten by police on a freeway after...

    • Posted September 17, 2020
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