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20K sign petition calling on B.C. to delay return to school by 2 weeks

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Twenty thousand people have signed a petition calling on British Columbia to extend students’ winter break, amid COVID-19 concerns. The petition, which has been active for less than a week, calls for a two-week delay in the return to school. Read more: No plans to delay B.C. students’ return …

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COVID-19 staffing crunch forces Vancouver Catholic school online

COVID-19 staffing crunch forces Vancouver Catholic school online

A Vancouver Catholic school is moving all instruction online for two weeks, amid a staffing crunch brought on by COVID-19. In a letter to parents, Our Lady of Perpetual Help said all learning would be conducted virtually from next Tuesday until Dec. 18. Read more: Three Lower Mainland schools …

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Coronavirus case confirmed at John Paul II Catholic S.S., 2 elementary schools in London, Ont. – London

Coronavirus case confirmed at John Paul II Catholic S.S., 2 elementary schools in London, Ont. - London

Coronavirus cases were reported at three schools in the London and Middlesex region over the weekend. The London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) reported a COVID-19 case at John Paul II Catholic Secondary School as well as a case at St. Marguerite d’Youville Catholic Elementary School. Both schools are …

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TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll – London

TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll - London

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a public school and a secondary school in the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB). Late Monday, the school board confirmed that a positive case of COVID-19 had been identified by Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) at Laurie Hawkins Public School in Ingersoll. The second …

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Coronavirus: Are ‘snow days’ a thing of the past? London, Ont., school boards say possibly – London

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The shift to online learning amid the novel coronavirus pandemic could mark the end of ‘snow days,’ where a school-based or system-wide shutdown occurs due to inclement weather. London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) director of education Linda Staudt says having students and teachers be connected on virtual platforms …

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Coronavirus case identified at Catholic Central High School in London, Ont. – London

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The London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) says the Middlesex-London Health Unit has identified a coronavirus case at Catholic Central High School (CCH) Tuesday night. The school board says CCH will remain open and school buses will continue to operate. They say the health unit is currently identifying close …

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Three coronavirus cases identified at three separate London District Catholic schools – London

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The London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) says positive cases of the novel coronavirus have been identified by the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) at three local schools. The school board says Saint Andre Bessette Catholic Secondary School, St. Kateri Catholic Elementary School and Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School each …

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Coronavirus case confirmed at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School in London, Ont. – London

Coronavirus case confirmed at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School in London, Ont. - London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has identified a positive case of COVID-19 at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School in London, Ont. The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) says the school will remain open and school buses will operate. They say staff, parents and guardians of all Banting students …

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Probable COVID-19 case in Stratford is first in Huron-Perth school community – London

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Huron Perth Public Health is reporting a probable case of COVID-19 connected to St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School in Stratford, Ont. The health unit says it determined a member of the school community is a probable case during a case and contact investigation into a separate, recently confirmed case …

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Court tosses B.C. parents’ lawsuit challenging COVID-19 back-to-school plan

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A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has dismissed an application by two parents who wanted the province to implement tougher COVID-19 safety measures before schools reopened last month. Justice Jasvinder Basran says in an oral decision posted online on Wednesday he is satisfied that the advice of public health …

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