Yesterday, St. Catharines City Council directed staff to prepare a by-law requiring individuals over the age of two to wear masks or face coverings while in enclosed spaces due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The mandatory mask requirement, as the motion was passed Monday, would only come into effect once the Medical Officer of Health or the provincial Ministry of Health determines the need to enact a by-law due to an increase in infection rates.
There has been a significant reaction to the abrupt dismissal of a presentation last week to Regional Council by E.S. Fox president Spencer Fox.
Labour costs in Canada increased to 112.10 points in the first quarter of 2020 from 110.94 points in the fourth quarter of 2019.
When you think of sports in the Region, hockey, rowing and even lacrosse may come to mind but what about cricket?
The COVID-19 outbreak has exposed weaknesses in our global supply chain for critical key industries.
In somewhat of a surprise announcement, Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce stated this week that the Ontario public education system would be abandoning the practice of “streaming”, which entails separating students as they enter Grade 9 into two “streams” – an applied course of study or an academic course of study.
Of course the quote above was when the now prime minister was an opposition critic for youth, a position he no doubt held in part because of his close ties to something called WE.