Ontario business schools foster ‘hostile environment,’ racialized students say

By Osobe Waberi, The Canadian Press   Business school students in Ontario are sounding the alarm about what they call outright racism from fellow students and a lack of equity and diversity training among faculty. A number of social media accounts have popped up in recent months, anonymously recounting stories of racism happening in universities […]

Raptors president Masai Ujiri files countersuit following NBA Finals scuffle

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse says a video showing an altercation between team president Masai Ujiri and a law enforcement officer at last year’s NBA Finals shows the executive received poor treatment. The video was released with a countersuit Ujiri filed on Aug. 18 in U.S. District Court in Oakland, Calif. It comes in the […]

Toronto film festival announces venues, pricing for pandemic-shaped showcase

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival is giving more details on a hybrid festival that will largely feature digital screenings for home viewers but will also offer in−person screenings at venues such as TIFF Bell Lightbox and the Isabel Bader Theatre. TIFF co−heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente say the cost will be the […]

“Teachers say they’re preparing for online and in-class lessons with little guidance”

An ever−fluctuating set of back−to−school guidelines from Ontario’s Ministry of Education has left Rosen with little information about how to approach delivering learning materials both in class and online. The province is giving parents the option to keep kids out of the classroom and have them learn from home, with materials provided by their schools.

And in two dozen school boards, including the Toronto District School Board for which Rosen works, high schoolers will do remote, online learning half the time.