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Ontarians charged with emergency order offences obligated to identify themselves

Ontarians charged with emergency order offences obligated to identify themselves

Provincial offences officers granted temporary power to obtain identifying information during the COVID-19 pandemic
<b>CANADA:</b> Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't, poll suggests

CANADA: Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't, poll suggests

Vast majority of participants said they were practicing social distancing
<b>COVID-19:</b> Looking for a job? Economists say companies still hiring during outbreak

COVID-19: Looking for a job? Economists say companies still hiring during outbreak

Experts say that delivery services, transportation, IT, and health-care industries are hiring
<b>CANADA:</b> New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

CANADA: New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

Order includes 60 million N95 masks and 1,560 ventilators
<b>COVID-19:</b> Experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

COVID-19: Experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

Experts call these changes a silver lining
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Elementary teachers get salary, benefits boosts in tentative contract deal

ONTARIO: Elementary teachers get salary, benefits boosts in tentative contract deal

The government has also made a "binding, enforceable" commitment in writing to maintain the current full-day kindergarten structure, with one teacher and one early childhood educator
<b>LIVE:</b> Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides COVID-19 update

LIVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides COVID-19 update

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Ontario expected to reveal extended online learning plan this afternoon

Ontario expected to reveal extended online learning plan this afternoon

Education Minister to join Premier for announcement
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The implications of using technology to monitor older adults

BEYOND LOCAL: The implications of using technology to monitor older adults

Robotic pets could increasingly provide social companionship and health monitoring in elder care, Queen's University prof says
<b>COVID-19:</b> Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning

COVID-19: Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning

President of the Canadian Teachers Federation says her main concern is that some students won't have access to the technology they need to continue schooling at home during the COVID-19 pandemic