Principals, school boards question Ontario’s plan to host outdoor graduations for all

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Ontario educators are raising questions about the feasibility of Premier Doug Ford’s plan to have schools host outdoor “graduation” ceremonies for all students in a matter of weeks.

Several school boards said they need more information from the province before they can commit to hosting such events, while a group representing principals in the province called the scheme “impractical and unrealistic.”

“We are being asked to revert and pivot again, to cancel graduation plans already in place and organize outdoor events amid social distancing restrictions,” the Ontario Principals’ Council said in a statement.

“It is unrealistic and disrespectful to Ontario

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Water Pressure Regulators Industry to 2026

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Dublin, June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Water Pressure Regulators Global Market Insights 2021, Analysis and Forecast to 2026, by Manufacturers, Regions, Technology, Application, Product Type” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report describes the global market size of Water Pressure Regulators from 2016 to 2020 and its CAGR from 2016 to 2020, and also forecasts its market size to the end of 2026 and its CAGR from 2021 to 2026.

For the geography segment, regional supply, demand, major players, price is presented from 2016 to 2026.

This report covers the following regions:

  • North America
  • South America
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More Than 45% of U.S. Businesses Have Increased Their Investments in Freelance Talent Since COVID-19

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiverr International Ltd. (NYSE: FVRR), the company that is changing how the world works together, is releasing new data commissioned by Fiverr Business that shows bigger businesses are relying on freelance talent more now than prior to the pandemic. Overall 45% of businesses surveyed are using more freelancers than pre-Covid. The bigger the businesses, the more likely they are to tap into freelance talent – 10-49 employees (48%); 50-99 employees (62%) & 100 – 249 employees (64%).

As a result of COVID-19, businesses everywhere have been forced to adapt and think about ways to augment their

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Microsoft expands low-cost broadband push to 8 cities to address racial, digital inequality

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New York is among the cities targeted by Microsoft’s Airband Initiative. 


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This story is part of Crossing the Broadband Divide, CNET’s coverage of how the country is working toward making broadband access universal.

Many Americans can’t afford internet service at home. Microsoft wants to change that. The software giant said Wednesday that it’s expanding its Airband program, which was initially designed to connect rural areas, to eight cities: Atlanta, Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, El Paso, Texas, and Memphis, Tennessee. 

These are locations where broadband infrastructure largely exists but where “the connection and devices to

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Chris Harrison Not Hosting ‘Bachelor In Paradise,’ David Spade Among Guest Hosts to Fill In

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Chris Harrison Not Hosting ‘Bachelor In Paradise,’ David Spade Among Guest Hosts to Fill In

Chris Harrison will not be hosting the new season of Bachelor in Paradise.

A source tells ET that TheBachelor franchise host won’t be returning to the reality show amid his controversy. The source says, there will be multiple celebrity guest hosts, with David Spade being one of them, filling in for Harrison in the upcoming season. The source adds that there is speculation that other comedians might guest host as well. ET has reached out to Harrison, Spade and ABC reps for comment.

Sources

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Lexaria’s DehydraTECHTM Drug Delivery Technology Is Investigating Applications in Multiple Markets Valued Over USD $100 Billion

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Developing a safe and effective drug is important, but it’s only part of the picture.

For the therapeutic effect of a drug to be effective, it largely depends on the delivery system. A drug delivery system navigates the pharmaceutical compound of the drug to its target location in the body and controls the rate of its release.

Today’s drug delivery practices have dramatically changed over the last few decades and are anticipated to have greater changes in the near future.

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (NASDAQ: LEXX) has developed a disruptive and cost-effective proprietary drug delivery technology platform called DehydraTECH™.

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