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OPSBA in the Media

OPSBA in the Media – January 2023

Aspin earns outstanding contribution to education awardBayToday.ca - January 30, 2023Well known for his work as a school trustee, MP and city councillor, Jay Aspin has earned an award from the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA) for his “outstanding...

OPSBA in the Media – December 2022

Public Split on Reconciliation with Schools93.1 The Border - December 5, 2022Ontarians are split on whether Ontario’s public education system is doing a good job when it comes to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.A survey conducted for the Ontario Public School...

OPSBA in the Media – November 2022

OPSBA to announce results of recent Nanos surveyCHCH News Hamilton - November 28, 2022VIDEO: The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association will announce at 9:15 a.m. the results of a Nanos survey regarding key Ontario resident issues such as student transportation,...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2022

Province to table back-to-work legislation for Ontario's 55,000 education workers todayCP24 News - October 31, 2022The province is planning to table back-to-work legislation today for Ontario’s 55,000 education workers.This move comes as the Canadian Union of Public...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2022

Ontario school board to ‘adhere’ to ministry directive to ‘honour the queen’Global News Toronto - September 15, 2022A GTA-area school board will “adhere” to a directive from the Ministry of Education to observe a moment of silence and pay tribute to the passing of...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2022

‘People need to be patient’: Education contracts set to expire across OntarioToronto Star - August 30, 2022All Ontario education contracts expire Wednesday — but the school year will start up on time, with no job action planned.“It’s not Cinderella, and the pumpkin is...

OPSBA in the Media – July 2022

Want to help shape Ontario’s public schools for the next generation? Run for school board trusteeToronto Star - July 27, 2022It’s been a difficult two-and-a-half years for all of us — especially for our children, who have endured and persevered through many...

OPSBA in the Media – June 2022

Public school board trustee Cathy Abraham returns to OPSBA’s top executive postNorthumberland News - June 23, 2022Cathy Abraham continues to make Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) history.Not only was Abraham the first trustee to be elected to the...

OPSBA in the Media – May 2022

TDSB wants all Ontario parties to agree to fund pandemic-related deficitToronto Star – May 18, 2022In the lead-up to the provincial election Toronto’s public school board, which is projecting a deficit of $52.2 million for the 2022-23 year, is asking all parties to...

OPSBA in the Media – April 2022

Ontario’s education spending to rise next year after funding fell short this yearToronto Star - April 28, 2022Funding for Ontario’s public schools is $1.3 billion lower than the government projected this school year — mainly because of lacklustre fundraising during...

OPSBA in the Media – March 2022

Schools are being impacted in Ontario’s 6th COVID-19 wave — but to what extent remains unclearToronto Star - April 6, 2022After two years, Mississauga high school teacher Laura Kirby-McIntosh was “really excited” to return to the classroom last week for the first time...

OPSBA in the Media – February 2022

Ontario is turning to tests, tutoring to address pandemic learning loss, Stephen Lecce saysToronto Star - February 17, 2022Ontario is going to resume standardized testing in grades 3 and 6 this school year — and has already restarted province-wide math and literacy...

OPSBA in the Media – January 2022

When is an absence an absence? New school reporting system needs details, boards sayToronto Star - January 24, 2022In the North, two boards reported more than 60 per cent of students and staff away last Friday — but as it turns out, the weather was bad, and buses were...

OPSBA in the Media – December 2021

Ontario pushes back start of school to Jan. 5, cuts COVID isolation period to five days, limits PCR testingThe Toronto Star - Dec. 30, 2021Ontarians who are vaccinated but develop COVID-19 symptoms will now isolate for five days instead of 10 — one of a slew of...

OPSBA in the Media – November 2021

Ontario school boards can return to regular semester models in FebruaryCBC Radio, Ottawa Morning - Nov. 22, 2021After teachers and students voiced their concerns about the modified semester model - Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that students and teachers...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2021

Push to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations in schools grows with approval for 5-11 year old kids expected by the end of the yearCTV News Ottawa - Oct. 30, 2021While Canada is likely still several weeks away from rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine for kids between 5 and 11,...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2021

What to know about our first National Day for Truth and ReconciliationThe London Free Press - Sep. 29, 2021Thursday marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to remember the more than 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children who were...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2021

Survey For Parents with Kids Returning To SchoolGoNorthumberland.ca - Aug. 25, 2021The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is offering a survey in conjunction with the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). This is in regards to Ontario’s elementary...

OPSBA in the Media

OPSBA in the Media – January 2023

Aspin earns outstanding contribution to education awardBayToday.ca - January 30, 2023Well known for his work as a school trustee, MP and city councillor, Jay Aspin has earned an award from the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA) for his “outstanding...

OPSBA in the Media – December 2022

Public Split on Reconciliation with Schools93.1 The Border - December 5, 2022Ontarians are split on whether Ontario’s public education system is doing a good job when it comes to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.A survey conducted for the Ontario Public School...

OPSBA in the Media – November 2022

OPSBA to announce results of recent Nanos surveyCHCH News Hamilton - November 28, 2022VIDEO: The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association will announce at 9:15 a.m. the results of a Nanos survey regarding key Ontario resident issues such as student transportation,...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2022

Province to table back-to-work legislation for Ontario's 55,000 education workers todayCP24 News - October 31, 2022The province is planning to table back-to-work legislation today for Ontario’s 55,000 education workers.This move comes as the Canadian Union of Public...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2022

Ontario school board to ‘adhere’ to ministry directive to ‘honour the queen’Global News Toronto - September 15, 2022A GTA-area school board will “adhere” to a directive from the Ministry of Education to observe a moment of silence and pay tribute to the passing of...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2022

‘People need to be patient’: Education contracts set to expire across OntarioToronto Star - August 30, 2022All Ontario education contracts expire Wednesday — but the school year will start up on time, with no job action planned.“It’s not Cinderella, and the pumpkin is...

OPSBA in the Media – July 2022

Want to help shape Ontario’s public schools for the next generation? Run for school board trusteeToronto Star - July 27, 2022It’s been a difficult two-and-a-half years for all of us — especially for our children, who have endured and persevered through many...

OPSBA in the Media – June 2022

Public school board trustee Cathy Abraham returns to OPSBA’s top executive postNorthumberland News - June 23, 2022Cathy Abraham continues to make Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) history.Not only was Abraham the first trustee to be elected to the...

OPSBA in the Media – May 2022

TDSB wants all Ontario parties to agree to fund pandemic-related deficitToronto Star – May 18, 2022In the lead-up to the provincial election Toronto’s public school board, which is projecting a deficit of $52.2 million for the 2022-23 year, is asking all parties to...

OPSBA in the Media – April 2022

Ontario’s education spending to rise next year after funding fell short this yearToronto Star - April 28, 2022Funding for Ontario’s public schools is $1.3 billion lower than the government projected this school year — mainly because of lacklustre fundraising during...

OPSBA in the Media – March 2022

Schools are being impacted in Ontario’s 6th COVID-19 wave — but to what extent remains unclearToronto Star - April 6, 2022After two years, Mississauga high school teacher Laura Kirby-McIntosh was “really excited” to return to the classroom last week for the first time...

OPSBA in the Media – February 2022

Ontario is turning to tests, tutoring to address pandemic learning loss, Stephen Lecce saysToronto Star - February 17, 2022Ontario is going to resume standardized testing in grades 3 and 6 this school year — and has already restarted province-wide math and literacy...

OPSBA in the Media – January 2022

When is an absence an absence? New school reporting system needs details, boards sayToronto Star - January 24, 2022In the North, two boards reported more than 60 per cent of students and staff away last Friday — but as it turns out, the weather was bad, and buses were...

OPSBA in the Media – December 2021

Ontario pushes back start of school to Jan. 5, cuts COVID isolation period to five days, limits PCR testingThe Toronto Star - Dec. 30, 2021Ontarians who are vaccinated but develop COVID-19 symptoms will now isolate for five days instead of 10 — one of a slew of...

OPSBA in the Media – November 2021

Ontario school boards can return to regular semester models in FebruaryCBC Radio, Ottawa Morning - Nov. 22, 2021After teachers and students voiced their concerns about the modified semester model - Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that students and teachers...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2021

Push to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations in schools grows with approval for 5-11 year old kids expected by the end of the yearCTV News Ottawa - Oct. 30, 2021While Canada is likely still several weeks away from rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine for kids between 5 and 11,...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2021

What to know about our first National Day for Truth and ReconciliationThe London Free Press - Sep. 29, 2021Thursday marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to remember the more than 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children who were...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2021

Survey For Parents with Kids Returning To SchoolGoNorthumberland.ca - Aug. 25, 2021The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is offering a survey in conjunction with the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). This is in regards to Ontario’s elementary...