COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE
La Cour supérieure de justice de l’Ontario a approuvé le règlement d’un recours collectif d’une valeur approximative de 36 millions de dollars impliquant douze anciens établissements de l’Ontario pour personnes atteintes de déficience intellectuelle. Selon les allégations de l’instance judiciaire, les anciens résidents auraient été victimes de préjudices alors qu’ils vivaient dans les établissements en question.
Press Release: Class Action Settlement
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved an approximately $36 million settlement of a class action involving twelve former Ontario institutions for individuals with developmental disabilities. The lawsuit alleged former residents were harmed while living at these institutions.
Cross-Border Partnership Benefits Conservation
There has been a lot of interest and coverage in recent days about close relations between Canada and the United States and meetings between our respective political leaders to discuss issues of mutual interest.
Among these many common issues, one area where there has been friendship and considerable goodwill for more than 30 years is the shared pursuit of conservation. It is a huge success story that has involved vision and partnership.
Global warming will require a global solution
Hello fellow community newspaper editor,
I hope that you will consider running the following as a guest editorial or, at the least, a letter to the editor.
By Keith McNeill
Prime minister Justin Trudeau should call for a worldwide referendum on a global carbon fee-and-dividend at the COP21 climate change conference in Paris.
The conference will start on Nov. 30 and will last until Dec. 11.
Avis aux médias: Les universités canadiennes accueillent les députés sur leurs campus
Le 12 novembre 2015
OTTAWA – Les universités canadiennes invitent leurs députés locaux à découvrir ce qui se passe en coulisses sur les campus afin de constater comment les universités préparent les étudiants pour l’avenir et contribuent à renforcer les collectivités.
QUI : Députés locaux, universités locales
Media Advisory: Canadian Universities Welcome Members of Parliament to Campuses
November 12, 2015
OTTAWA – Canada’s universities are inviting their local Members of Parliament for behind-the-scenes campus experiences to showcase how universities are preparing students for the future and building stronger communities.
WHO: Local Members of Parliament, local universities
“Je me souviens”: Une jeune canadienne commémore le Jour du Souvenir
Émélie Gagnon, 17, DSL de Grand Sault, NB
Gagnante du Prix du Pèlerinage Vimy 2015
Je me souviens...
This November, one young Canadian carries the torch of Remembrance
Isabelle Ava-Pointon, 17, Burnaby BC
2015 Beaverbrook Vimy Prize winner
November 11th is coming. Once again we feel mildly uncomfortable at the thought of having to stand in silence and think of unpleasant things. We are in the midst of the centenary of the First World War, and there are no living veterans of that conflict. Now, more than ever, it is our duty to keep the flame of remembrance burning.
New knowledge and fresh thinking: Businesses can’t afford to miss the student talent advantage
Young people across Canada recently headed off to university for the fall semester. Those of us a little older may feel a twinge of envy, as we remember our own time on leafy campuses in September. But in fact their experience is quite unlike ours. More than ever before, these students are learning by doing.