Toronto Pearson Enhances Commitment to Healthy Airport by Partnering with CleanSlate UV

TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW/ — Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), which operates and maintains Toronto Pearson, is excited to announce the deployment of a new technology as part of their “Healthy Airport” commitment. The GTAA will be installing CleanSlate UV Sanitizers, an innovative technology that uses hospital-grade UV light to sanitize objects like cell phones, wallets, keys and other potential germ-carrying items commonly found in airports.

“The Greater Toronto Airports Authority is committed to a science-based approach that prioritizes the health and wellbeing of passengers and airport workers. That starts with using proven technology and expertise, backed by a record of success in the healthcare field,” said Deborah Flint, President and CEO, GTAA. “CleanSlate’s UV technology is another valuable layer of protection in our Healthy Airport transformation, maintaining our commitment to stringent hygiene and sanitation protocols.”

“We are excited to be a part of the GTAA’s innovative

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Teen charged after ‘hate-motivated comments’ made during online learning session, York police say – Toronto

York Regional Police say a teen has been charged after “hate-motivated comments” were made during an online learning session earlier this year.

Police said they were contacted by a high school staff member on April 15 after racist comments were made during an online session with Grade 12 students.

Officers said an “unknown student” made anti-Black comments until the event had to be ended.

Investigators identified a suspect and on Thursday, an 18-year-old man from Markham was arrested.

Tristan Stronach has since been charged with indecent communications, police said.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact police at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7541 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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Toronto school board teachers, parents struggle with online learning

Teacher and parents of students in the Toronto District School Board were left wondering Monday night what class on Tuesday would look like, and how they'd connect. (Getty)
Teacher and parents of students in the Toronto District School Board were left wondering Monday night what class on Tuesday would look like, and how they’d connect. (Getty)

Less than a day before the first day of virtual school is supposed to begin at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), teachers and families are concerned about the lack of communication, information, and guidance from the board.

Given the months to prepare for virtual school, parents and teachers are questioning the lack of preparation and whether virtual school is evening starting tomorrow.

Karen Jutzi, a TDSB teacher who requested half-day virtual teaching due to family considerations, received a Grade 2 home room for the first time ever in her twenty-year teaching career.

Jutzi is confused about the mix ups. She says she would be more confident teaching a French class considering she has more experience in that.

“It’s definitely been very

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