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Opinion: Ontario education replacing ‘3 Rs’ with ‘3 Ss’ – surf, stream, and share

The structure of Ontario’s Kindergarten to grade 12 schools and Ontario public education is in the process of a sea-change, and not just as a result of school site closings and the COVID-19 pandemic. The global influence of technology and the implementation of access to increasingly sophisticated and comprehensive local,

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Under pressure: Supporting small businesses during enforcement of the Quarantine Act

Local news sources including the Kingstonist report that the City of Kingston and Loyalist Township have declared a state of emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The declaration from the Medical Officer of Health of KFL&A, Dr. Kieran Moore initiates the emergency plan of our municipality, even more

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Our city’s homeless: Living as one, PiT counts, and public policy decisions

… A brotherhood of man,Imagine all the people,Sharing all the world.You may say I’m a dreamer,But I’m not the only one.I hope some day you will join us,And the world will live as one.” – John Lennon I have had the good fortune to have two articles regarding our local

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Homelessness in Kingston just the tip of the global ‘social crisis’ iceberg

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack

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She’s a statistic, until you meet her

She spends her days on Princess Street; you’ve likely passed by her. She says you can call her ‘D.’ She is friendly, appreciative of any financial contribution, and communicates her point of view with clarity and common sense. D is one of the 152 street people identified in the United

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