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    Honouring Orange Shirt Day
  • Visiting The Mohawk Institute Residential School
    Visiting The Mohawk Institute Residential School
  • Presidential Historian Allan Lichtman reacts to presidential debate and makes his election prediction
    Presidential Historian Allan Lichtman reacts to presidential debate and makes his election prediction
  • Mayor John Tory discusses the city’s plan for the second wave of COVID-19
    Mayor John Tory discusses the city’s plan for the second wave of COVID-19

The Mohawk Institute: A first look at the former residential school, preserved to tell its history

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“I think I want people, personally, to be left with the resilience, to see what happened to these people, and to see where these communities are today,”

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Police investigate report of gunfire near Driftwood Avenue and Yorkwoods Gate

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Toronto police are investigating a shooting incident in the Driftwood Avenue and Yorkwoods Gate area.

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Toronto police investigate shooting allegedly involving a tow truck

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Toronto police say they are investigating a shooting allegedly involving a tow truck.

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FACT CHECK: Claims from Trump and Biden’s first debate

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President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden sparred Tuesday in their first of three debates, hoping to sway undecided voters planning to cast ballots by mail and in person in the final weeks leading up to the Nov. 3 election.

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U.S. Presidential debate veers from ‘How you doing?’ to ‘Will you shut up?’

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It started out civil enough, with President Donald Trump striding deliberately to his lectern, and Democrat Joe Biden nodding to his opponent and offering, “How you doing, man?”

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Missing man Chandulal Gandhi found dead in Brampton conservation area: police

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Police say an elderly man that went missing in Rexdale last week has been found dead in a Brampton conservation area.

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Sep 21, 2020, 5:05 AM

TDSB delays start date for majority of secondary school students

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The Toronto District School Board says it has postponed the back-to-school start date for most high school students to Thursday, September 17.

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Sep 10, 2020, 6:06 AM

2020 GTA Staggered Return To School Schedule

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We’ve broken down which school boards are resuming classes each day, by age group.

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Sep 9, 2020, 1:01 PM

School boards announce school opening dates

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With schools preparing to go back into session, students, educators, and parents prep for the unknown. To help with the transition, we compiled a list of key dates for school boards across Ontario. SEPTEMBER 8th START DATE: HWDSB (staggered start) PEEL DUFFERIN PEEL CATHOLIC Durham (staggered until the 18th) YORK CATHOLIC – staggered SEPTEMBER 9th […]

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Sep 4, 2020, 8:08 AM

Several people found dead in Oshawa home

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Durham police say several people have been found dead in a home in Oshawa after reports of shots being fired overnight.

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Sep 4, 2020, 5:05 AM

Mayor John Tory considers TikTok to reach younger generation with COVID-19 messaging

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The City of Toronto may communicate warnings about coronavirus to the younger generation via TikTok. 

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Aug 20, 2020, 10:10 AM

St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation – Urban Angel Golf Classic Auction

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St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto is globally renowned for its research and treatment in some of the world’s toughest health challenges and for its work with the most marginalized members of our community. Now, to raise crucial COVID-19 funding for the hospital, they are taking the golf tournament virtual and launching an online auction offering […]

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Aug 6, 2020, 6:06 AM

Nature’s calling but there’s nowhere to answer. Why we need to make public toilets a number one issue.

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We all go to the bathroom, every single day. It’s a basic human need. Yet many cities are failing at providing accessible public toilets for everyone.

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Jul 15, 2020, 6:06 AM

Some Ontario businesses allowed to reopen Tuesday as coronavirus restrictions loosen

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Some Ontario businesses will be allowed to open their doors Tuesday after being closed for two months in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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May 19, 2020, 6:06 AM

Detailed List of Stage 1 Openings

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This list is effective May 19, 2020, and may be updated when the corresponding emergency orders are amended. Construction • All construction to resume and essential workplace limits lifted • Includes land surveyors Retail • In addition to retail operating online, or with curbside pickup and delivery, all retail can open under the following restrictions […]

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May 15, 2020, 8:08 AM

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Phyllis Webstad’s message to those honouring Orange Shirt Day

We’re proud to be speaking with the person who started Orange Shirt Day seven years ago, a survivor of a residential school herself. Here is Phyllis Webstad with a message to all who are wearing an Orange Shirt today.

Phyllis Webstad’s message to those honouring Orange Shirt Day

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BT National Tweets: Orange Shirt Day 2020

Viewers share their thoughts on today’s topic of Orange Shirt Day.

BT National Tweets: Orange Shirt Day 2020

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Dr. Marie Wilson discusses the past and present effects of the residential school system

Today we learn more about the past and present effects of the residential school system and what we can do to help. For that, we welcome Dr. Marie Wilson, Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Dr. Marie Wilson discusses the past and present effects of the residential school system

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Survivor Geronimo Henry recalls his experience at the Mohawk Institute Residential School

Mel visits the Mohawk Institute Residential School to learn more about what it was like for Indigenous children sent to residential schools. One of the survivors, Geronimo Henry recalls his experience at the school as a child.

Survivor Geronimo Henry recalls his experience at the Mohawk Institute Residential School

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Movin’ in the Morning with the Northern Cree singers

The Northern Cree singers are one of the most respected pow-wow groups in North America.. Joining us now from Maskwacis Alberta, is Steve Wood, one of the founders.

Movin’ in the Morning with the Northern Cree singers

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Cheekbone Beauty supports the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society

After learning that her grandmother was a residential school survivor, Jen Harper decided to start her own cosmetics company, and its called Cheekbone beauty and supports the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society.

Cheekbone Beauty supports the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society

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Phyllis Webstad on Orange Shirt Day

We are joined by Phyllis Webstad, the residential school survivor whose story inspired Orange Shirt Day. Phyllis shares her story of the first day at residential school when her shiny new orange shirt, bought by her grandmother, was taken from her as a six-year old girl. Phyllis reminds us that this is not just First Nation history, but Canadian history.

Phyllis Webstad on Orange Shirt Day

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Visiting The Mohawk Institute Residential School

Mel visits The Mohawk Institute Residential School to learn more about the conditions and stories of residential schools.

Visiting The Mohawk Institute Residential School

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Honouring Orange Shirt Day

Today we honour Orange Shirt Day and pays tribute to Indigenous Peoples and those affected by the residential school system. We open the show with Elder Duke Redbird who explains the meaning behind land acknowledgements.

Honouring Orange Shirt Day

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