Monday marks the return to in-person learning for Ontario’s two million elementary and secondary school students.
And despite some hesitancy on the part of certain parents, educators, and teachers’ unions, the vast majority of affected parties appear to be in favour of the province’s decision to resume face-to-face instruction, including Niagara’s two school boards.
“Niagara Catholic supports the plan to reopen schools to students. We believe that schools are where students learn best,” said director of education at Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) Camillo Cipriano.
With COVID-19 tests becoming scanter across Ontario, a local manufacturer has stepped up to the plate and partnered with the province to create several million more PCR test kits.
A local politician no stranger to social media flubs was back at it again earlier this week.
They’re ready to play, and wish they could be.
There has been a lot of attention in the press about the current and future increases to consumer prices across the globe.
After an extended Christmas break, Ontario appears set to once again open the schools to in-person learning on Monday, barring some unexpected circumstances that could cause the Ford government to change its plans.
In a Hill Times front page story this week EKOS Research pollster Frank Graves mused that Canadians’ view of their prospects entering a new year was “unsurprisingly quite dark.”