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Thousands of college students withdraw from school following strike College Strike,Humber Strike,News

By: Murissa Barrington Several of Ontario’s colleges have reported that thousands of students have decided to drop out of their programs since the province-wide faculty strike ended two weeks ago. Tuesday, Dec. 5 was the last day for students to withdraw from school following the five-week strike and receive a full tuition refund from Ontario

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Humber Strike: IGNITE president to meet with Minister of Advanced Education Features,Humber Strike,IGNITE

After penning an open letter to the provincial government, encouraging them to step in and get both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council back to the bargaining table, student presidents of eight Ontario colleges, including IGNITE President Maja Jocson, will meet with Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews at Queen’s Park on Thursday.

Food service chains to unveil calorie count on menus Politics

By Michael Osei Deb Matthews, Ontario’s health minister, has introduced new legislation forcing food service chains to display the calories and nutritional information of items on their menus. Restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, and fast-food outlets with 20 or more locations in Ontario would have to display calorie information on all menus. “It’s a focus on

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Charles Sousa becomes Ontario’s finance minister News

Compiled by Amber Daugherty Premier Kathleen Wynne officially announced Charles Sousa as her finance minister during the swearing in ceremony today at Queen’s Park. Some other big spots were filled. Charles Sousa – Finance Minister The Mississauga MPP replaces Dwight Duncan, who announced last week he would resign. Sousa has been called the decision maker in

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Toronto flu shots available at clinics, pharmacies Uncategorized

By Patricia Brotzel Influenza season has arrived and Ontario health minister Deb Matthews kicked off the opening of free flu shot clinics Monday morning by sitting down to receive her vaccination. Vaccinations will be administered at scheduled clinics from Nov. 25 till Jan. 10, 2013. The flu vaccine is adjusted each year to cover against

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