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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> COVID-19 may present the opportunity to embrace outdoor education

BEYOND LOCAL: COVID-19 may present the opportunity to embrace outdoor education

Policymakers could seize this time to support schools in choosing to take students outside.
<b>CANADA:</b> Report says child care is key to women's recovery from economic impacts of COVID-19

CANADA: Report says child care is key to women's recovery from economic impacts of COVID-19

The health crisis has so far pushed women's participation in the labour force down to its lowest level in three decades
<b>ONTARIO:</b> School bus routes cancelled across the province as COVID-19 worsens driver shortage

ONTARIO: School bus routes cancelled across the province as COVID-19 worsens driver shortage

Lack of clarity around safety, PPE contributing factors Unifor says
School bus routes cancelled across Ontario as COVID-19 worsens driver shortage

School bus routes cancelled across Ontario as COVID-19 worsens driver shortage

Providers cited the pandemic and related health concerns as reasons for keeping drivers off the job
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario will publicly report school outbreaks, Ford says

COVID-19: Ontario will publicly report school outbreaks, Ford says

Cases have been reported across the province as schools began reopening this week for the first time during the pandemic
<b>COVID-19:</b> How the pandemic has reshaped university education

COVID-19: How the pandemic has reshaped university education

Immersive and collaborative lab experiences are now possible online, and in the future they will complement in-person lab work
<b>CANADA:</b> Poll says Canadians reluctant to remove statues of historical figures now seen as racist

CANADA: Poll says Canadians reluctant to remove statues of historical figures now seen as racist

The online poll by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies follows the controversial tearing down and vandalism of a Macdonald statue in Montreal last month by activists angry over his anti-Indigenous views and policies
<b>CANADA:</b> WE Charity closing Canadian operations, Kielburger brothers leaving

CANADA: WE Charity closing Canadian operations, Kielburger brothers leaving

OTTAWA — WE Charity says it is closing its Canadian operations, blaming COVID-19 and the political fallout from the Liberal government's plan to have it run a multimillion-dollar student-volunteer program for leaving it in financial ruin.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Report finds immigrants, refugees comprise nearly half of province's COVID-19 cases

ONTARIO: Report finds immigrants, refugees comprise nearly half of province's COVID-19 cases

Immigrants and refugees who worked in health-care, especially women, accounted for a disproportionate number of cases
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau announces cash for loans, support to Black Canadian entrepreneurs

CANADA: Trudeau announces cash for loans, support to Black Canadian entrepreneurs

The $221-million program jointly funded by the federal government and eight financial institutions, is the first of its kind to help Black businesses on a national scale