School trustees set board policy direction and budgets and represent the interests of the community, parents and students in their constituency.
Mauritania has a new soccer head coach. Frenchman Corentin Martins succeeds compatriot, Patrice Neveu, who was sacked in August after the team exited the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tournament. A former midfielder, Martins secured …
The recent shootings of three youths within hours of each incident, in the Dixon and Islington neighbourhood and in Regent Park, respectively, including the death of a 15-year-old, occurred in areas of the city marked by poverty and disadvantage. Only days before, 19-year-old high school student Hamid Aminzada, a recent immigrant from Afghanistan, was stabbed to death reportedly while intervening to break up a fight between other students inside another Etobicoke high school. The incident that took the life of the 15-year old and a 17-year old occurred in a space between two schools during school hours. The incidents call to mind the shooting death in 2007 of 15-year-old Jordan Manners inside C.W. Jefferys Collegiate. The school is also located in what had been designated a high needs neighbourhood.
PORT-OF-SPAIN: The National Carnival Commission (NCC) is contemplating postponing Carnival celebrations in 2015 due to fears associated with the Ebola virus.
The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says it has issued a new customs declaration form that expands the definition of family members for arriving Caribbean and other travelers.
With rugged landscapes, largely unexploited multi-layered rainforest and rare species of wildlife, Dominica is a natural paradise.
By LENNOX FARRELL One of the challenges which face us as people living in urban society is accessing, in a timely manner, information that is pertinent to our needs and interests. In addition, those in government …