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Canadian government drops education requirement for Hong Kong immigrants – National

Vancouver resident Calvin Wong says he can finally start picturing a future in Canada after the federal government announced it was dropping educational requirements for Hong Kongers seeking permanent residency in the wake of the Chinese city’s crackdown on dissent. Wong, 28, had graduated from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a […]

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Ontario education minister wants teachers to accept private mediation

Ontario’s education minister said Monday he has called on teachers’ unions to accept private mediation in order to ensure contracts are in place before the start of the new school year, but two unions said it’s too early for that and two others said they weren’t actually asked. Stephen Lecce said parents deserve a sense

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Mental health crisis center partially funded by ARPA opens in Montgomery

The walls are cool tones. Each private room has a bathroom, and the whole place is decorated with soothing paintings. This is not your momma’s mental hospital. This is the Carastar Crisis Center. “We really tried to focus on the environment,” Executive Director Donna Leslie said. She said her main thought throughout the process was,

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Province announces plans for priority school projects across Alberta

The province announced 33 priority school projects Wednesday after revealing Alberta would have its largest education budget ever. The budget, which was tabled Tuesday, allocates $2.3 billion over three years to modernize existing schools and build new ones. The education construction plan — for grades K-12 — includes 58 total projects, 47 of which are

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