Mar 7th, 2013
TORONTO – The Toronto District School Board has voted in favour of cutting 248 secondary school teacher positions. Eight vice-principal positions were also eliminated as Canada’s largest school board tries to trim a $55 million deficit. Special education teachers and guidance staff, including l...
Feb 8th, 2013
TORONTO - The full force of winter is expected to be felt across the GTA Friday. The snow started falling late Thursday afternoon and the GTA will probably be digging out 15 to 25 cm by Friday afternoon. Early Friday morning, both the Toronto District School Board and Toronto Catholic District School...
Nov 25th, 2012
By Jayme Poisson At the end of a day spent talking about some of the most intractable issues in this city, Laurel Broten, the province’s education and now newly minted children and youth minister, gave this message to Toronto’s Somali community: “Today is just the beginning.” The remarks came at the ...
Dec 17th, 2010
When Alexandra and her friend Rachel, both graduates of Toronto’s Havergal College, an all-girls private school, were deciding which university to go to, they didn’t even bother considering the University of Toronto. “The only people from our school who went to U of T were Asian,” explains Alexandra,...