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More than 3 years since pandemic started, some still take advantage of virtual school
It's been more than three years since schools had to make the emergency switch to online learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but this fall, some will continue to keep their children out of the classroom to keep them healthy and safe.
Teachers turn to AI to make workload more manageable, chart lesson plans
Droves of teachers are turning to artificial intelligence, who say the technology keeps their workload manageable, especially as they chart the course for a new school year.
Ottawa urged to look into best-before date system to reduce grocery waste
Canadians' misunderstanding of best-before dates could be contributing to excess food waste and, in turn, food insecurity, experts say as a government committee urges Ottawa to examine the issue.
Conservative voters less likely to say they're proud to be Canadian, survey suggests
Canadians' pride in their nationality, like most things these days, seems to be divided down partisan lines, a new poll suggests.
A look back at other mass casualty bus and van crashes on Canadian highways
Fifteen people are dead after a crash between a semi-trailer truck and a bus headed to a casino in the southwestern Manitoba town of Carberry. Here's a list of some other serious crashes involving buses and large vehicles on Canadian roads.
Photographer Evergon, filmmaker Shannon Walsh among Governor General Award winners
A photographer whose work documents and celebrates the homoerotic is among the winners of this year's Governor General Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
Bachman-Turner Overdrive drummer, co-founder Robbie Bachman dead at 69
Robbie Bachman, the co-founder and drummer of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, has died at age 69. Randy Bachman shared the news of his brother's death Thursday on Twitter.
More Canadians than ever have no religious affiliation, census shows
The latest data from the 2021 census shows the proportion of non-religious Canadians has more than doubled in the past 20 years. One University of Waterloo researcher says shift away from religion is largely a generational one.
Want to go to the ROM for free? This summer, you can
The Royal Ontario Museum will allow visitors into its main floor for free this summer in an effort to draw crowds.
Vancouver's Published on Main tops list of Canada's best restaurants
The list of Canada's 100 Best Restaurants has named Published on Main the No. 1 culinary place to be — the first time a Vancouver restaurant has earned top spot on the list — while Major Tom in Calgary was named the best new eatery.