12 Apr 2021

Chaos, Confusion And Closures Remain On The Books For Ontario’s Schools

In an abrupt about-face just 26 hours after Ontario’s Minister of Education said schools in the province would re-open on schedule, following the Spring Break on Monday, April 19, Premier Doug Ford announced on Monday, April 12, that remote learning...
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17 Mar 2021

The ‘quarantine quirks’ that bother partners most

Almost a full year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, staying in lockdown with a significant other has a proven a novel and tricky development.  Without the opportunity to physically socialize with family and friends,...
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15 Mar 2021

We are All Essential

Small businesses are the fabric of our communities — be a part of their recovery. Live local, buy local. Small businesses are like the 16 Community Chests in the popular game of Monopoly, a board game where players are in...
By Cece M. Scott
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15 Mar 2021

Have we become a Society that practises ageism?

As a society, we have all been complicit in the shocking and inadequate levels of care in our nursing homes. The time to address the maelstrom of these inadequacies is now. We all need to be involved. Each of us...
By Cece M. Scott
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14 Jan 2021

Stay At Home Order 2.0

On January 12, 2021, Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, added stricter rules to a province that’s already on lockdown — some pundits say lockdown light — that recently had a one-day high of 4,300 positive COVID-19 tests. According to...
By Myles Shane
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20 May 2020

Back to School?

In the midst of what seems to be a never-ending pandemic, the demographic that may be hardest hit is the COVID-19 generation. These “warriors” from grades 1–12 are growing up during the world’s darkest disaster humanity has seen in more...
By Myles Shane
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12 May 2020

The Historic Cancellation Of ‘the Ex’ Due To Covid-19

For 142 years, it has been our end-of summer-tradition — an 18-day celebratory transition from the lazy and hazy days of summer’s freedom to the more structured routines of the fall. But not in 2020: “The Ex” has been cancelled...
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17 Apr 2020

It is never the victim’s fault

There are many devastating facts and effects that we are being slammed with around the COVID-19 pandemic. Statistics, images and heartbreaking stories abound of parents and grandparents in homes and institutions whom none of us are able to visit. There...
By Cece M. Scott
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09 Mar 2020

Murda (ing) D Beatz

The odds were stacked against Murda Beatz; realistically, there was every reason for him not to make it. Feeling like a misfit who was on the outside looking in, Murda grew up in small-town Ontario, a long way from the...
By Cece M. Scott
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