Kathryn McGarry, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, announced Thursday a $5.4 million investment for the expansion of École secondaire francophone Père-René-de-Galinée. “The corridors are full of students during the breaks. It’s going to change the school environment, “says Grade 12 student Frédérico Chaux, who feels a bit cramped in his school. This work will accommodate… Continue reading No more portables at one Cambridge High School
Nearly seven years after the start of the war in Syria, the humanitarian crisis is gaining momentum. Air strikes are provoking an unprecedented spike in violence for several years, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The last rebel stronghold at the gates of the capital Damascus, Eastern Ghouta is the daily target of… Continue reading Humanitarian Crisis in Syria Continues
Investigators from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) conducted searches in different parts of the country for a criminal investigation into tax evasion related to the Panama Papers. Accompanied by federal police officers, some 30 RCAF investigators took part in operations in Calgary and the Toronto and Vancouver areas. The ongoing criminal investigation “has allowed targeting… Continue reading Panama Papers: Canada Revenue Agency Launches Searches In Three Cities
The Australian Prime Minister on Thursday ordered the ban on sex between ministers and their staff in response to the storm caused by the extra-marital relationship of his deputy with his former assistant now pregnant. Malcolm Turnbull announced this change to the Ministerial Code of Good Conduct at an extraordinary press conference during which he… Continue reading Australia bans sex between ministers and collaborators
In the south-west of the province, the village of Val Marie recorded the coldest temperatures down to -43.6 degrees Celsius. The previous village record for February 12 was -32.2 degrees in 1949. The extreme cold in Val Marie was however an exception, the other cities and colder regions Monday not exceeding the bar of -36 degrees… Continue reading Six cold records set in Saskatchewan
An Ontario arbitrator ordered the reinstatement of Sue McIntyre, the nurse who was unjustly dismissed by her employer, the North Bay Regional Health Center. The decision comes two years after the disciplinary action. CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions sent out a news release on Wednesday. In February 2016, Sue McIntyre was fired after she… Continue reading Ontario court orders reinstatement of fired nurse
The Association of Public School Boards of Ontario (ACÉPO) wonders how many non-Catholic students are enrolled in Catholic School Board schools. According to ACÉPO, “an education system created to protect the Catholic faith” should not allow non-religious students to enter Catholic schools. According to an article published by The Globe & Mail on Monday, the… Continue reading How many non-Catholics are there in Catholic schools?