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Ontario strikes deals with French-language, elementary teachers’ unions

TORONTO – Ontario has reached tentative contract agreements with the unions representing the province’s 12,000 French-language teachers and 83,000 elementary teachers. The government and the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) announced their tentative deal late Tuesday afternoon. The union said details of the agreement will remain confidential

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Credit Valley Hospital managing COVID-19 outbreak

Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga is currently managing an outbreak of COVID-19, a hospital spokesperson confirms. Four patients on an inpatient unit have tested positive and have now been separated from other patients. Other patients are being monitored for symptoms. More to come… Source link

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Peel Public Health reports first death linked to COVID-19

A Brampton man in his 70s is believed to be the first resident of Peel Region to die after becoming infected with COVID-19, public health officials confirmed Tuesday. The man, who had underlying health conditions, was receiving treatment at Brampton Civic Hospital, Peel Public Health said in a news release.

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Man, 28, charged in fatal shooting of woman in Scarborough

Katherine DeClerq, CP24.com Published Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:02PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:47PM EDT A 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in Scarborough earlier this month. Emergency crews were called to the area of Brimley and Pitfield roads,

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Ontario trailing Quebec and Alberta in COVID-19 testing per capita

Chris Herhalt, CP24.com Published Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:52PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:29PM EDT Ontario has conducted far fewer COVID-19 tests per capita than any other province, with half as many tests as Quebec and one-third as many as Alberta. According to data published by Ministry

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Governments start looking at longer-term measures to slow COVID-19 spread

Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:47PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:57PM EDT Governments across Canada showed signs of settling in for longer periods of physical distancing on Tuesday as they stepped up efforts to protect the country’s most vulnerable residents from the

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