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Ontario's schools escalate the strike they can't explain
National Post
Secondary-school teachers at Ottawa's English public school boards are starting a work-to-rule campaign, joining their elementary-level colleagues who've been at it for two weeks. Why, exactly? Well, it's hard to say. This has always been a serious problem with public-sector strikes, with the people who pay the bills and suffer most directly the consequences of labour disruptions unable to see why exactly things have gone wrong.
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Students worry teacher strikes are putting year in jeopardy
Hamilton Spectator
Thomas MacIntosh doesn't need some government panel to tell him his school year is in jeopardy. The Grade 10 Whitby student has already missed four weeks of math class about quadratic equations — older kids warn it's the "basis" of next year's math — plus a month of biology lessons on evolution and a class study of Lord of the Flies.
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How Toronto small businesses are preparing for the Pan Am Games
The Globe and Mail
With the 2015 Pan Am Games fast approaching, heavy traffic delays threaten the productivity of businesses large and small throughout Toronto, especially those located in the downtown core. Organizers are banking on Torontonians changing their commuting habits enough to curb congestion by 20 per cent, and are urging businesses to consider providing more flexible work schedules to avoid rush hour traffic, arrange for temporary work locations outside of the downtown core or allow their employees the ability to work from home.
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Poor Bombardier manufacturing also affected Metrolinx vehicles
Global News
Manufacturing issues similar to those blamed for the delay of TTC streetcars have also caused some Metrolinx vehicles to be sent back. Metrolinx was expecting at least part of its $770 million order from Bombardier late last year. It did receive some vehicles but sent them back due to what it deemed improperly built frames.
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Ottawa craft beer tour operator runs afoul of travel industry group
Ottawa Citizen
Brad Campeau has managed to make a successful side business off of Ottawa's booming microbrewery industry. The 35-year-old opened Brew Donkey, a beer delivery business for area brewers that happens to offer weekend bus and walking tours of those breweries. Campeau is licensed with the LCBO to deliver the suds, and area brewers are eager to enlist his services to get their product out to consumers.
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Ontario investing in the next generation of connected vehicles
Government of Ontario
Ontario is helping the province's transportation industry become a global leader in connected vehicle technology. The province, through Ontario Centres of Excellence, is pledging $1 million to support innovative and commercially viable projects through the Connected Vehicle/Autonomous Vehicle Program.
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City official: Toronto and Rio to become sister cities prior to Pan Am Games
Toronto Star
Toronto is in advanced negotiations with Rio de Janeiro to become sister cities before the 2015 Pan Am Games. The deal has been in the works for a couple of years and will see Rio become an official "friendship city." If the agreement is formalized, Rio will be Toronto's first new twin city in nearly 10 years, since Quito and Ho Chi Minh City became friendship cities in 2006.
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Mayor issues Pan Am plea to employers
HRM Online
Flexible working hours and the ability to telecommute are often at the top of employee wish lists but they're not always the easiest perks to provide. Now, HR managers in Toronto are under even more pressure to comply after the city's mayor made a similar appeal.
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Report says distracted driving is 'the most dangerous thing a person can do on the road'
MobileSyrup
Distracted driving continues to be a topic of interest and concern. In Ontario, drivers have been banned from using their devices, such as smartphones and tablets, since 2009. Drivers also face fines upwards of $280 if caught talking, texting, browsing or even holding a phone while behind the wheel.
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New Metrolinx trip planner 8 years in the making
Toronto Star
Eight years ago — before it was even known as Metrolinx — the newborn Greater Toronto Transportation Authority promised a region-wide, web-based transit trip planner. The idea was to provide a tool that would help riders plan a journey beginning-to-end, even if it required using multiple municipal transit services and GO.
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