Archive: Who's In Charge, Zero Tolerance (Oct 1/2003)

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When Zero Tolerance was brought into Ontario schools, it sent a clear message regarding bad behaviour. But does the punishment always fit the crime? The Waterloo District School Board decided to pursue chronic truancy through the court system. Should skipping carry a jail sentence? Join education columnist Wili Liberman and Dawn Paxton of the Waterloo District School board, for a discussion on punishment and crime. How do we teach our children to be good, responsible adults? It's not as easy as it sounds. Parenting expert, radio host, columnist for Today's Parent and author Kathy Lynn will be here to take your calls and tell us how to teach our children to do the right thing.
Oct 02, 2003
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As Ottawa moves closer to allowing medical assistance in dying for those not at end-of-life, people with disabilities warn that MAID should not be an option without social supports in place.

The provincial government says that planned facilities will create jobs and support post-pandemic recovery — but experts suggest that locals don’t generally reap the rewards.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
OPINION: If one shot of vaccine massively reduces the odds of death or serious hospitalization, perhaps that’s something the province should consider.
ANALYSIS: In the wake of thousands of coronavirus-related deaths in the LTC sector, Minister Merrilee Fullerton and Ontario’s top doctor face questions about the province’s responsibility.

Find out what astronomers and physicists know about things that can’t be seen.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
In Cochrane, snowmobiling is more than just a recreational activity — it’s an economic driver and part of the town’s cultural heritage.
OPINION: We need the logistics for storing and transporting vaccine, sufficient personnel, and digital capacity. These aren’t abstract concerns — and they're going to get even more real very soon.