Ontario moves to make daylight savings the only time — eventually
A brief look at Ontario’s new Bill 214, passed Nov. 25, seeking to permanently make daylight saving time the standard for the province.
Governments ‘not doing enough’ to control Canada’s worst invasive plant, experts say
Experts say Ottawa is not doing enough to control the spread of Canada’s worst invasive species, despite economic incentives
Weighty decision: I feel safe back at the gym, but I’m not working out quite as much as I used to
With gyms reopening in Ontario over the last few weeks, people are wondering how safe that can be. I went to my local gym to find out what safety measures they have in place.
‘A Like Vision’: Kleinburg gallery marks 100th anniversary of iconic Group of Seven’s inaugural 1920 exhibition
The Group of Seven’s first exhibition was held 100 year ago. To celebrate the anniversary, the McMichael art gallery has put on a special exhibition.
I downloaded the ‘COVID Alert’ app: Here’s how it went on the first day
Tracking whether you’ve been exposed to someone who has COVID-19 in Canada became a lot easier on Friday. Well, only if you’re in Ontario. On Friday, the federal and Ontario governments launched COVID Alert, the app which notifies users if they’ve been exposed to COVID-19 within the past 14 days….
Virtual theatre and online cooking class: How hands-on college programs are adjusting
The closure of schools in March and the pandemic’s lasting impact are forcing colleges to adjust their programs. But some of the most hands-on college programs are finding new ways to help students learn.
Climate change creating unpredictable future of ‘extremes’ for people living in Ontario floodplains
Climate change is fuelling extreme weather events such as flooding and governments are acting slowly in helping people adapt to this new reality.
Back To School? Alberta government releases three scenarios for sending students to class in September
When classes resume in September, the Alberta government will make its final decision on which plan will be most effective.
Waiting for Stage 2: Toronto and Peel to move on, Windsor-Essex fails to meet reopening criteria
With Ottawa and other Ontario regions wrapping up their first week in Stage 2 of Ontario’s COVID-19 reopening plan, three regions in the province — as of Monday, June 22 — remained stuck in Stage 1 because of concerns about continued transmissions of the virus. The regions initially left out…
Circle Concerns: Some Ontarians are wary of expansions to social gatherings
With Ontario allowing residents to form social circles without social distancing with up to 10 people, some Ontarians are wary of a potential COVID-19 spread.