Top Taliban leader makes more promises on women’s rights but says ‘naughty women’ should stay home

Kabul CNN — A senior verbatim has repeated the group’s as-yet-unfulfilled pledge to allow girls back into high school, saying there would be “good news soon,” but suggested that women who protested the regime’s restrictions on women rights should stay home. Sirajuddin Haqqani, Afghanistan’s acting interior minister and the Taliban’s co-deputy leader since 2016, made … Read more

Johns Hopkins University Student Invent Edible Tape for Wraps

Burritos seem like the perfect self-contained meal, but they’re actually ticking time bombs, as even a masterfully wrapped one can come apart at the seams, leaving your hands and clothes dripping with salsa and sauces. But there’s a potential solution enroute, as engineering students have created what might be the world’s first edible sticky tape … Read more

‘Aggressive’ Ottawa police response to high school dress code protest draws criticism

Ottawa police are being criticized for their response to a student protest outside a Catholic high school over a dress code “blitz,” particularly in contrast to how they responded to the “Freedom Convoy” blockade earlier this year. Students held a large protest outside Béatrice-Desloges Catholic High School in Orléans during lunch break Friday, a day … Read more

‘Aggressive’ Ottawa police response to high school dress code protest draws criticism

Ottawa police are being criticized for their response to a student protest outside a Catholic high school over a dress code “blitz,” particularly in contrast to how they responded to the “Freedom Convoy” blockade earlier this year. Students held a large protest outside Béatrice-Desloges Catholic High School in Orléans during lunch break Friday, a day … Read more

Ontario PC candidate Stephen Lecce blasted for ‘slave auction’ in university

Ontario Progressive Conservative cabinet minister Stephen Lecce.Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Ontario Progressive Conservative cabinet minister Stephen Lecce is under fire from education and anti-racism advocates after revelations that he participated in a “slave auction” and “slave day” with his fraternity at Western University more than 15 years ago. Mr. Lecce served as Education Minister … Read more

Do Ontario students want Grade 13?

There’s no doubt in Mustafa Khan’s mind which of the last two school years has been better for him. “I’m in Grade 10. I’ve been in high school for two years, but I’ve really only actually been in it for one,” he said. “I was not very responsive to (online learning). I absolutely hated it … Read more