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CBC special live coverage of Canada Day 2022.
Although Alvin Ma says he doesn’t have negative memories of English as a second language classes, it made him feel somehow less Canadian.
As convoy protests return to the nation’s capital ahead of Canada Day, some Canadians say they want to reclaim the symbolism of the Maple Leaf from the protesters.
From disrupted exams to learning new studying habits, many students say they have lacked consistency with school since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the transitional years — moving from Grade 8 to high school or Grade 12 to post-secondary — already brings the fear of the unknown.
Earlier this month, 50 Calgarians were summoned from a mall’s food court, at lunch time, and told to go at once to the nearby Calgary Courts Centre to participate in jury selection. They couldn’t refuse.
In the 1980s, Const. Don Cooke was in a position of trust and power in Abbotsford: a minor hockey coach, and an RCMP officer. Multiple people, teenagers at the time, allege he sexually assaulted them, including in his police cruiser — allegations Cooke denies. They are speaking publicly for the first time while they fight for compensation.
How student learning is measured is one element of the education system that’s been upset by the pandemic. Students, parents and teachers alike worry about lost learning since March 2020, while education researchers decry Canada’s lack of data showing where student learning is at — crucial information for targeting the supports needed to bridge pandemic gaps.
Building swallow nest boxes in her hometown parks helped Melissa Hafting understand the direct impacts of climate change.