Ontario

Reversal of sex-ed curriculum a threat to public safety

When partisan politics threaten health institutions, they threaten the wellbeing and safety of young people.

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Principal Daniel Woolf drops two spots on 2018’s Sunshine List

On Mar. 23, the Ontario government released 2018’s Sunshine List, revealing Ontario’s public employees who made more than $100,000 in 2017.Continue...

2018 provincial budget focuses on mental health, employment

On Mar. 28, the Ontario provincial government released their 2018 budget which focuses on healthcare, mental health, education and Indigenous issues.Continue...

Ontario e-registration voting tool targeted towards students

Ontario’s Chief Electoral Officer Greg Essensa believes voting in the province has taken a major step towards modernizing with the introduction of an e-registration system.Continue...

6,000 Kingston students receiving free tuition this year with new OSAP

This year more than 6,000 postsecondary students in Kingston received free tuition through new changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), according to the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.Continue...

Negotiating grades is the better argument

With careful execution, a new grading system could help focus Ontario curriculums on learning and improvement rather than numerical grades.Continue...

Shared Perspectives publication summarizes progress in Canadian students’ mental health

On August 1, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations released Shared Perspectives, a report that discusses recent advancements in student mental health services across the country.Continue...

Agnes honoured with three awards from OAAG

Recently, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre was recognized by the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) with three awards that celebrate the outstanding work of art galleries in the province.Continue...

Ontario’s Indigenous Studies gap is bigger than post-secondary education

Students aren’t learning enough about Indigenous studies, but neither are their teachers.Continue...

Tuition rates rising rapidly as tuition cap nears expiry

Canadian tuition costs continue to rise, according to a recent Statistics Canada (StatsCan) report. In Ontario, they’re rising faster — with Queen’s well above the national averages — and the province’s tuition cap has nearly expired.Continue...

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