Student groups hope to win appeal of Ontario’s university fee ‘opt out’ measure
As the Doug Ford government prepares to appeal the Student Choice Initiative this month, student advocacy organizations are better prepared.
Plan to scrap ‘racist’ streaming in Grade 9 hailed as major step for Black students in Ontario
Beginning in Grade 9, all the way through his high school career, Ethan Itwaru had a ritual of visiting the guidance counsellor once a year. His annual battle to secure the grades he needed to earn in some of his classes had him regularly questioning whether to switch to the…
Ontario aims to expand curbside recycling and make producers responsible
The Provincial government announced Monday proposed changes to the blue box program. The proposed plan wants to switch the cost of recycling to product producers, and add to the list of what can be recycled.
Ontario to begin largest flu immunization campaign in ‘Canadian history’
The province will spend $70 million in the country’s largest flu immunization campaign, ordering 5.1 million flu vaccines.
Ontario to spend $309M to enhance safety as two million students return to 4,800 schools across province Sept. 8
Ontario will invest more than $300 million as part of their plan to reopen all public elementary and secondary schools across the province starting starting September.
‘We’re going as fast as we can’: Etobicoke businesses, public facilities embrace reopening
Peel Region and the City of Toronto’s Stage 2 reopening allows more businesses to open and community centres to begin outdoor activities.
Waiting for Stage 2: Toronto and Peel to move on, Windsor-Essex fails to meet reopening criteria
With Ottawa and other Ontario regions wrapping up their first week in Stage 2 of Ontario’s COVID-19 reopening plan, three regions in the province — as of Monday, June 22 — remained stuck in Stage 1 because of concerns about continued transmissions of the virus. The regions initially left out…
Teachers, parents, health experts share mixed feelings about plans to reopen Ontario schools in September
As the talks about reopening schools in September are underway, teachers and parents try to figure out what’s best for students and society.
Ontario’s Bill 184 ‘slap in the face’ to struggling residential renters, critics say
While commercial evictions have bene put on hold, residential evictions are still only discouraged by the provincial government. Advocates say this is a slap in the face to low income tenants.
Teacher strikes leave 2M students out of classrooms across Ontario
Teachers in Ontario walked out of classes on Friday to protest recent cuts to public education.