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New Brunswick teacher helps write children’s book about dealing with COVID-19

New Brunswick teacher helps write children’s book about dealing with COVID-19

A New Brunswick teacher has written a book that he hopes will help kids around the globe open up to their parents about the stresses of living with the COVID-19 pandemic. The book titled “Hope where are you?” was written by Armand Doucet, a teacher in Riverview, N.B., and was …

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Coronavirus: Vernon, B.C. parents divided on sending kids back to class

Coronavirus: Vernon, B.C. parents divided on sending kids back to class

Parents are facing a choice as B.C. schools get set to partially reopen in June. Attendance at the part-time classes will be optional, and Vernon, B.C., families are divided about whether their kids will be heading back to school. “We are hearing everything from, ‘This is great. I can’t wait …

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Parents need a break from at-home learning: Nova Scotia education minister – Halifax

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Nova Scotia’s education minister says the province’s decision to cut the school year short is aimed at alleviating the pressure on stressed-out parents. Speaking after a cabinet meeting Thursday, Zach Churchill said some parents and guardians have enjoyed the at-home learning program offered by his department, but he made it …

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High school graduates in Saskatchewan await a decision on convocation

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

This year’s graduation ceremonies will look a lot different due to coronavirus-related restrictions. May is normally an exciting time for Grade 12 students, but this year they are fighting feelings of disappointment. READ MORE: COVID-19 forces Hamilton school board to cancel prom, graduation ceremonies “I was pretty upset. I’ve seen …

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Regina restaurant providing free lunches to healthcare workers, students during pandemic

Regina restaurant providing free lunches to healthcare workers, students during pandemic

Inspired by his wife who works in health care, Lucky Mehrok wanted to do something to give back to front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re all going through a very hard time, especially for those working on the front lines,” said Mehrok. So, Mehrok asked himself what his Regina …

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Coronavirus: Kelowna, B.C. teachers create video to spread joy to students – Okanagan

Coronavirus: Kelowna, B.C. teachers create video to spread joy to students - Okanagan

The teachers at Kelowna’s École K.L.O. Middle School have a special message for their students. Creating a video covering the song, We’re All In This Together, from popular Disney movie High School Musical, the teachers sent out the collective message that their students are not in this alone. The staff …

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Canadians who didn’t have a job even before coronavirus: what help can they get? – National

Canadians who didn’t have a job even before coronavirus: what help can they get? - National

The coronavirus pandemic has attracted a historic response from the federal government, with Ottawa pledging around $200 billion to rescue the economy. But across the country, Canadians who already didn’t have a job when the pandemic struck are wondering what support, if any, they’ll be able to access. The Trudeau …

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