Ontario marginally increases school board funding, but per-pupil amount drops

TORONTO — Ontario is marginally increasing overall funding to school boards, but rising enrolment means the amount boards will get per student is dropping. The Progressive Conservative...
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School bus camera footage to stand alone to prosecute drivers in court

School bus camera footage may soon be enough to prosecute drivers who pass the stopped vehicles in Ontario. Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek says the regulatory changes will mean...

Ontario puts $1.6B toward ensuring no teacher layoffs due to larger class sizes

TORONTO — The Canadian Press has learned that Ontario will put $1.6 billion toward ensuring school boards don't have to lay off teachers as...

Library services funding cut by half in Ontario budget

TORONTO — The head of one of the province's library services says the Ontario government has cut its funding in half. Southern Ontario Library Service CEO Barbara...
Lakehead Public Schools

Police to provide update on series of threats against Thunder Bay schools

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they'll be providing an update on their probe into a series of threats against...

Ontario to tie post-secondary funding to grads’ employment and earnings

TORONTO — Ontario's minister responsible for post-secondary education says institutions' future funding will depend on metrics such as graduates' earnings. The Progressive Conservative government announced...
École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) annual chess tournament

École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) annual chess tournament bigger than ever!

École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed 156 young chess masters on Thursday, April 11, for their sixth annual Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. Grade 3 to 12 students...
Lakehead Public Schools

Northwestern Ontario school board grappling with string of anonymous threats

A school board in northwestern Ontario grappling with a string of anonymous threats has started posting school work online so students won't fall behind...

From Hawkesbury to Estevan, documents show towns to be hit hardest by automation

HAWKESBURY, Ont. — Sitting around a table with fellow Steelworkers, Steve Berniquez starts listing companies that once stood in and around Hawkesbury, a small...

Paint night at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) held for Paint Nights at the end of march for kindergarten to grade 8 students and their parents. More than 200...