Premier Ford says mandatory mask wearing impossible to enforce

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says that while he agrees with making masks mandatory, it would not be possible to enforce the rule across the entire province. The premier made the comments at a news conference on Friday, after Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti moved to make masks mandatory for people venturing

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Canada trying, but evacuating everyone abroad impossible: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says lock downs in other countries and air-space restrictions due to COVID-19 mean Canada won’t be able to get every citizen home who is trapped abroad. Trudeau is urging Canadians currently stuck in foreign countries to make safe decisions, stay in touch with Global

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Strikes make Ontario high school literacy test impossible: principals

Allison Jones, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:09PM EST TORONTO — High school principals in Ontario have asked the education minister to cancel this year’s Grade 10 standardized literacy test and delay it to next year in light of ongoing job action by teachers. Grade 9 standardized

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