Grade 9 streaming and early years suspensions to end

The Ministry of Education has made major changes to the education system. Starting in September 2021, the province plans to end academic streaming in Grade 9, beginning with math courses. A bill has also been introduced to ban suspensions for students in Grade 3 or younger for “non-serious offences.” If passed, the bill could come into […]

Citizens call to defund Peel Police

BLM supporters in the March for Justice (June 17)

Hundreds of citizens have submitted written deputations to the Peel Regional Police (PRP) expressing their concerns and desire to defund the police. Many citizens believe that the police are involved in issues they are not qualified to handle and they want funding invested in the community.  At the Peel Police Services Board Meeting on June […]

New supervisor of Peel Schools appointed

Bruce Rodrigues was appointed today as Supervisor of the Peel District School Board (PDSB). Education Minister Stephen Lecce said “from day one… if the PDSB does not act swiftly and completely to counter racism and positively change the culture within our schools, then the government will act” adding that “this ends starting today.” The appointment […]