Many parents are planning to let their children go trick-or-treating this year — but a new poll suggests they may find fewer doors open than in pre-pandemic Halloweens.-The Canadian Press
Tellwut CA Newsletter - 50 Exclusive Points - October 29 2021
Poll: Canadians still reluctant to hand out Halloween candy due to pandemic
Women, young people more supportive of land acknowledgments by NHL teams: survey
A new survey commissioned by the Association for Canadian Studies, conducted by Leger Marketing between Oct. 22 and 24, found that support for land acknowledgments was strongest in Ontario, where 52 per cent of respondents supported the acknowledgments and 29 per cent opposed them. The survey comes after a controversy over the Montreal Canadiens reading a statement before home games recognizing that they are playing on unceded Indigenous territory and thanking the Mohawk Nation for its hospitality. Quebec's Indigenous Affairs Minister Ian Lafreniere criticized the statement, saying it may have made a mistake when it named a specific people as it's unclear who were the first people to live in what is now Montreal. -CTV News
Some 5% of unvaccinated adults quit their jobs over Covid vaccine mandates, survey shows
Five percent of unvaccinated adults say they have left a job due to a vaccine mandate, according to a survey released Thursday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. -CNBC
No Squid Game Halloween costumes, New York schools say
Three primary schools in New York state have banned Halloween costumes from the hit Netflix series Squid Game, over fears they could glorify violence. The South Korean thriller series tells the story of debt-ridden people competing for a huge cash prize in a deadly series of children's games. Its gory content has prompted the schools to email parents about the show's "violent messages". They said Squid Game outfits at school events would be "inappropriate". -BBC
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