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The good and bad consequences of school closures amid a disease outbreak

The good and bad consequences of school closures amid a disease outbreak

TORONTO — From school closures to travel restrictions to limits on large gatherings, Canada entered a new stage in combating the spread of COVID-19 this week with measures that various experts say will almost certainly have unintended consequences.
Mosques across Canada cancel, alter Friday prayer to limit spread of COVID-19

Mosques across Canada cancel, alter Friday prayer to limit spread of COVID-19

TORONTO — Mosques across the country have cancelled or altered their Friday prayer programs, after two Islamic associations called for the practice to be suspended to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Humanitarian organization says 13 Canadians detained in Ethiopia back home

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — An Alberta-based humanitarian organization says 13 Canadians who were detained in Ethiopia have returned to Canada.

La MRC du Domaine-du-Roy se dotera d'une politique de développement social

Le mandat d’élaborer la nouvelle politique de développement social a été confié à la Corporation de développement communautaire (CDC) par la Table des partenaires en santé et qualité de vie (TPSQV) de ce secteur.

Start time and bus changes coming this fall to UCDSB and CDSBEO

SOUTH DUNDAS – A large-scale change to bell and bus times is in the works for students attending English language schools in the region.

OPSBA calls for end of school closure moratorium – UCDSB chair says no further review is required

SOUTH DUNDAS – The Ontario Public School Board Association has called for the Ontario government to lift the province’s moratorium on school closures.

South Dundas launches Emily 911 Farm Entrance program

SOUTH DUNDAS – Following implementation work by the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry, the Municipality of South Dundas has launched the Emily 911 Farm Entrance Program.

SDG County passes 2020 budget

SDG – A modest tax increase and nearly $4 million in outside funding headline the now approved 2020 budget for Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry. The United Counties approved the budget at the February 18th county council meeting.
Internal government docs raise new questions about approval of 737 Max

Internal government docs raise new questions about approval of 737 Max

OTTAWA — Internal government documents about the Boeing 737 Max are raising new questions about Canada's aircraft approval process.

Heritage group worries over bridge plans

LYNDHURST – The Leeds and Thousand Islands Municipal Heritage Committee was moved to issue a resolution aimed at preventing, or at least slowing down, any perceived plans to alter the look of the historic Lyndhurst Bridge.