Saturday, July 24
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The University of French Ontario struggles to recruit in Ontario

After more than 70 years of waiting and a difficult birth, Ontario's first entirely French-language university will open its doors on September 7 in Toronto. But only a hundred students will be on the benches of the University of French Ontario (UOF) at the start of the school year, half of the expected cohort. Ontario high school students have been shy: according to the latest data, as many as 9...
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Serious situation in Kabylia

We, Quebeckers of various origins, signatories of this letter, wish to inform our fellow citizens of the gravity of the situation currently prevailing in Kabylia. In recent months, the Algerian government has not stopped repressing and unfairly imprisoning citizens who have dared to criticize, yet peacefully, its militarist practices or who have dared to openly and pub...
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The “tokens”, the pitons, the children

Who remembers the origin of piton banks? In Saguenay, in any case, this expression was used to indicate to someone that resources were not inexhaustible and that financial means were limited. To tell a person that we are not a “bank with pitons” is to make him understand that money cannot be printed and it does not grow in trees. But pit banks have a history. A story that painfully recalls the ...
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The chapters of the end of the Trump presidency

Disturbing books and revelations. The last year in power Donald Trump was chaotic and his exit from the White House, marked by the denial of defeat, the apology for lies and the attack on the Washington Capitol by his followers on January 6. Four hard-hitting essays, which have just been published in the United States, plunge back into this finale and the strange years that preceded it, passing th...
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Waiting for Kanye West’s “Donda”

Alone in the middle of the field of Mercedes-Benz Arena in Atlanta, last Thursday night, Kanye West gestured while showing the 50,000 or so fans gathered the songs of Donda, a tenth album in his career, the release of which was initially announced in the summer of 2020. The event, broadcast live on Apple's music platform, lifted the veil on this long-awaited record which marks the controversial's re...
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Back to basics in Atikamekw country

On a peninsula jutting out into the immense Kempt Lake, 336 kilometers north of Montreal, an apparently unremarkable camp is the scene of an extraordinary project. The Matakan camp, set up on the territory of the Atikamekw of Manawan, has become a unique place for the transmission of indigenous knowledge. Every summer for three years, this site has welcomed young Atikamekw who have come to famili...
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Davidovich wins with clarity and Badosa comes back in his premieres at the Tokyo Olympics

The Spanish tennis player Alexander Davidovich has been imposed this Saturday with solvency by two sets to zero to the Portuguese player Pedro Sousa. The national player has shown a great image in what has been his debut in the Tokyo Olympics to get through the first round of the tournament with some ease [Alejandro Davidovich 2-0 Pedro Sousa: Narración y estadísticas]. Davidovich defeated the Portuguese player 6-3 and 6-0 in a match played at the Ariake Stadium and that lasted just over an hour. The Spanish tennis player did not give his rival any option and ended up effectively closing his first appearance. Alejandro dominated the match with 71% of points achieved when he received the serve from his rival and with maximum effectiveness whenever he was close to the net ...
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An intimate reunion

For months, the organizers hardly believed in it, but the twelfth edition of the Festif de Baie-Saint-Paul materializes, and until Sunday, in the small municipality of Charlevoix. A musical variation entirely outdoors, under the sign of intimate reunions and discoveries of new sectors of the city to set the scene. In barely more than a decade, the Festif has succeeded in giving a new color to mus...
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Covid-19: the government wants to discredit the “antivax”

Demonstration in Nantes, July 17, 2021, against the health pass and the vaccination obligation for nursing staff. SEBASTIEN SALOM-GOMIS / AFP Valuing some to better discredit others. To each his own message. While he was careful not to stigmatize the French reluctant towards vaccination, when the vaccination campaign started at the start of the year, the executive now assumes to openly target anti-vaccines. "Freedom is not to refuse a vaccine" who "Protects", "Nor to evade taxes" Where "Drive against the flow on the highway", thundered the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, on July 21, at the National Assembly, by opening the debates on the bill which should extend the health pass and impose vaccination on caregivers. Article reserved for our subscribers Read ...
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China wins first Olympic medal at Tokyo Games – CityNews Toronto

Yang Qian of China won the first Olympic Games medal, taking gold in the women's 10-meter air rifle event. Yang won with a final score of 251.8, setting a new Olympic record. Anastasiia Galashina of the Russian Olympic Committee team captured the silver medal. Nina Christen from Switzerland took the bronze medal. There were no Canadians registered for the event. Reference-toronto.citynews.ca
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Pedestrian hit and killed by driver in East End – CityNews Toronto

Pedestrian hit and killed by driver in East End - CityNews Toronto Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to personalize its online advertisements, and for other purposes. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the principles of the Digital Advertising Alliance. By continuing to use our service, you agree to our use of cookies. We use cookies (Why?) You can change your cookie preferences. Continued use of the site signifies consent. Loading articles ... by News staff Posted on Jul 23,...
Maryland recommends, but will not require masks from students
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Maryland recommends, but will not require masks from students

  EDUCATION. The measure would take effect next semester / Pixabay Main source of the news: The Washington Post Maryland education and health officials recommended that students wear face masks upon their return to class in the fall; however, they clarified that they will not require the use of face covers when activities are resumed. The last: The recommendation was part of an updated state guide on the subject. In it, officials explained that local school systems, in addition to child care programs, should establish their own policies together with teachers and people. The Maryland guidelines are consistent with the recommendations developed and updated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the subject. In it, the CDC leaves aside each school di...