Parents' Thoughts on Ford's Legislation To Prevent Education Workers From Striking

The Ford government is establishing legislation this week that will prevent thousands of CUPE education workers from striking. 

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'Very Urgent Situation'

Student co-chair Riya Bhatla was interviewed by Joseph Quigley of Newmarket Today about the latest changes in school safety protocols while school transmissions continue to rise.

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York Region school board to revisit school renaming policy

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'Reaching their breaking point': Teachers, some parents decry March Break postponement

"I want (Education) Minister Lecce to release the modelling data showing that postponing March Break for public school students (but not for private school students) will significantly reduce the spread of COVID-19. This decision was not based on thresholds or any meaningful thought for the physical and mental health of students and education workers, many of whom have been working very hard and are in desperate need of a break sooner rather than later. It was based on curbing travel plans."

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'Safe learn or no return': York Region group issues ultimatum to Ford government

Newmarket Today

'If it's not safe for all, then we should not have anyone return to school,' says organizer of Aug. 24 Facebook live roundtable on safe reopening of schools.

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