February 23, 2015

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Reevely: Conservatives in tizzy over Ontario's sex-ed curriculum, but ...

Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals presents the revised Health and Physical Education curriculum at a press conference at Queen's Park in Toronto, Monday, February 23,...

Moody's warns Ontario will have 'challenge' to balance budget

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa says the report reinforces the challenges he has been talking about for the past two years, but he insists Ontario...

Premier talks about good roads today

Guest speakers today include Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and the provincial minister housing Ted McMeekin. The ministers' forum is...

Smyrna's Michael Chan Nominated "First Tee"

Smyrna's Michael Chan Nominated "First Tee"Michael Chan, from The First Tee of Smyrna, has been selected as one of eight semifinalists for The First Tee...

The curious case of Real Sociedad's victory over Sevilla in La Liga

(blog) (blog)Sergio Canales then ran through to make it 2-0 but instead of hitting the net, tore up the turf and his toe with...

Beer Can Workers Picket Indifferent Liberal MPPs' Offices

(press release)On Tuesday striking employees of Crown Metal Packaging will be picketing and leafleting outside the constituency office of York West MPP Mario Sergio.

Clyde graduate Leal will be remembered for his smile

CLYDE -- Jeff Todd had never met Jose Leal. It took the coach about 30 seconds before he realized he couldn't believe what he was...

Births

Brentlee Gage Reed. on Jan. 27 at UVMC. COLCHESTER. Barber, Karen (Godnick) and Michael had twin daughters. Lily Louise Barber and Willow Lynn Barber. on...

Boston College Hockey: Beanpot Consolation Memories

Names like Craig Janney, Kevin Stevens, Doug Brown, Bob Sweeney and Brian Leetch. BC was loaded. ... BC went wild, while Cleary, the Harvard team...

Primary elections in Bradley, Kankakee

In the 2nd Ward, incumbent Jim Stokes is being challenged by Mike O'Brien. In the 5th Ward, incumbent Dexter Thompson is being challenged by Chasity...

The Guardian Angels of Student Debt

Reza Moridi, the minister who oversees higher education, told the Star, "I understand that the independent superintendent ... made this difficult decision with the best...

OPP billing model a question of fairness

Minister Yasir Naqvi of the ministry of community safety and correctional services announced the new OPP billing model in August 2014. “The new model is...

Premier's Remarks at the 2015 OGRA/ROMA Combined Conference

I have asked Ministers Del Duca, Leal, Duguid and McMeekin to use our Moving Ontario Forward program to address connecting links - because our cities,...

Lampard to score against Barcelona?

(blog) (blog)The return to full fitness of Sergio Aguero and David Silva has been vital to their success but the suspension of Yaya Toure...

Metis Nation of Ontario Health Summit February 22-24 in Toronto

(press release)The Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children and Youth Services, will be speaking at the Summit at 12:15 pm on Monday, February 23.

Ontario sex ed curriculum gets first overhaul since 1998 - CTV News

The document -- last updated in 1998 before smartphones were invented -- brings Ontario in line with other provinces, Education Minister Liz Sandals said in...

Australia's battle with Indonesia intensifies over fate of death row ...

On Monday, Chan and Sukumaran made a statement highlighting their respect for Indonesia. The brothers of the men, Michael Chan and Chintu Sukumaran, addressed the...

Water main breaks in West Milford force hundreds to boil water

A pair of water main breaks, partially ascribed to the arctic chill that swept through the region last week, had hundreds of township homes under...

West Milford school board to interview superintendent candidates

The local school board is about to start the selection process for the district's next superintendent. Beginning this week, West Milford's Board of Education is...

West Milford's Apshawa School gets lounge renovation thanks to lucky secretary

The old cream-colored lounge is now just a memory for Apshawa's staff of 50.A new conference table, chairs, and sofas highlight the new and improved...

Ontario Northland axes stations, reduces service

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle addresses media, local politicians and Ontario Northland Transportation Commission employees Friday morning at the ONTC garage on Wallace...

The adventurous side of New Orleans cruisine

The Daily AdvertiserThe Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective hosts an evening of oral history and poetry at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Grand Coteau...

Pancake Tuesday & Visit from Liz Sandals | Beverly Central Grade 4 ...

We had quite the busy week in room 1. It all started off with Pancake Tuesday. A VERY VERY special thank you to Mrs. Moelker...

Pancake Tuesday & Visit from Liz Sandals | Beverly Central Grade 4 ...

We had quite the busy week in room 1. It all started off with Pancake Tuesday. A VERY VERY special thank you to Mrs. Moelker...

Proposed sex-ed curriculum changes unveiled Monday

In a statement Sunday, Education Minister Liz Sandals said the updated curriculum is the result of the “most extensive” consultation process “ever undertaken” by her...