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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Give health care workers second dose, groups urge

ONTARIO: Give health care workers second dose, groups urge

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, Canadian Union of Public Employees, and Service Employees International Union said they've asked the province to accelerate second doses for the workers but have received no commitment
<b>CANADA:</b> Canadian Olympic Committee plans to access donated vaccines for athletes

CANADA: Canadian Olympic Committee plans to access donated vaccines for athletes

Delivery of doses is set to begin this month to give Olympic delegations time to be fully vaccinated with a second shot before arriving in Tokyo for the Games, which open on July 23
<b>WORLD:</b> Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures

WORLD: Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures

The rollout of the petition comes with Tokyo, Osaka and several other areas under a state of emergency with coronavirus infections rising — particularly new variants
<b>OPINION:</b> Student achievement depends on reducing poverty now and after COVID-19

OPINION: Student achievement depends on reducing poverty now and after COVID-19

COVID-19 has accentuated the challenges that many students face in kindergarten to Grade 12
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford defends LTC minister after scathing commission report

ONTARIO: Ford defends LTC minister after scathing commission report

Ford told the legislature that he takes ultimate responsibility for the tragedies in long-term care and promised to fix the system
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> In nod to sensitivities, marketers adjust Mother's Day messaging

BEYOND LOCAL: In nod to sensitivities, marketers adjust Mother's Day messaging

Some companies allowing consumers to opt-out of ads, emails about the May 9 celebration
<b>ONTARIO:</b> SIU investigating allegations of sexual assault against OPP in Pikangikum

ONTARIO: SIU investigating allegations of sexual assault against OPP in Pikangikum

The investigation follows allegations of misconduct against members of the OPP by the community
<b>CANADA:</b> Military laying groundwork for arrival of armed drones

CANADA: Military laying groundwork for arrival of armed drones

Royal Canadian Air Force commander says a formal request for bids between the two dronemakers shortlisted for the multibillion-dollar competition is scheduled to kick off in the fall
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Educators, advocacy groups raise alarm about online learning plan

ONTARIO: Educators, advocacy groups raise alarm about online learning plan

Groups say they are worried the government is considering establishing a permanent online learning stream
<b>CANADA:</b> Pfizer shot approved for kids 12 and up

CANADA: Pfizer shot approved for kids 12 and up

The vaccine announcement comes after a promising trial out of the United States, which Health Canada's chief medical adviser said shows the vaccine is both safe and effective for kids in that age group