Osobe Waberi

Reporter with The Canadian Press

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No Labour Day parades planned, but unions 'will be picketing and demonstrating'

Union activists who for decades have marched through the streets of Canadian cities on Labour Day to celebrate workers' rights will commemorate the event differently this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put the brakes on mass gatherings.

Ontario universities to teach COVID-19-related courses this fall

Ontario university instructors are gearing up to offer students courses revolving around the COVID-19 pandemic this upcoming school year.

Ontario government's autism program not enough, families and critics say

The Ontario government began rolling out the first phase of its new program for families with autistic children on Friday, but critics and parents remain skeptical of the plan.

Students stuck paying thousands in rent for vacant rooms amid pandemic

University of Ottawa law student Nina Haroune has paid thousands of dollars in rent over the past four months for a downtown apartment just minutes from campus, despite the fact she's been living with family in Mississauga.

Combating anti-Black racism in Canada will 'take more than a village,' Black youth say

Last month, Zimman Yousuf and Imaan Hyman teamed up with other young women to launch the Black Muslim Youth Toronto initiative, which aims to highlight racial and institutional inequality across the country and create support for themselves and others.

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