I had the privilege of sitting in the Ontario legislature this morning followed by a brief conversation with Minister of Education, Lisa Thompson. I look forward to our first formal meeting soon.
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It’s a privilege to watch the students at Brookside PS share their talents in remembrance of Canada’s fallen soldiers.
Heartwarming to see even the youngest students engaged with a message of peace as we remember.
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Did you know? 12,500 AMDSB students ride 343 school vehicles covering 36,000 kms every day!!
SUPER impressed with the discussion on cannabis being led by the Student Senators and Student Trustees right now.
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With the legalization of cannabis coming into effect today, I’ve had a few questions about the impact on our school communities. While the long-term societal effects cannot be predicted, in the short-term, there are a few provisions in the new laws in Ontario to protect our students from undue exposure: 1) no-one under the age of 19 may purchase or consume cannabis. This differs from our tobacco laws which prohibit the sale but allow consumption…