Ontario children and teens with autism faced long waits, education loss in 1st year of pandemic, report finds

Breanna Touhey of Kitchener, Ont., says she was supported by the local community immediately after her son was diagnosed with autism in October 2020.Touhey, a special education resource teacher, knew to register her son in the Ontario Autism Program, which provides families...

Federal government commits to menstrual equity fund

Over six months since the Liberals committed to creating a menstrual equity fund, the federal government has proposed the pilot project in its 2022 budget.Starting in 2022, the government would give $25 million over two years to create a national...