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Liberals: Disruption of education due to ‘lack of leadership’ by Ford, Lecce

Hard capped classes of 20, increased access to special education and mental health professionals, and a promise to match the over $500 million that’s already been invested by the federal government to improve school ventilation — these were the top promises made by Ontario Liberal Leader Steven del Duca laid

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Ted Hsu wins provincial Liberal nomination for Kingston and the Islands

Ted Hsu has won the nomination to run as the Liberal contender for Kingston and the Islands in the next provincial election. Hsu, a physicist and former Member of Parliament for the riding, was nominated on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, winning the nomination over previous MPP Sophie Kiwala. The next

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Ontario NDP Leader in Kingston to address school reopening plans

Ontario NDP and Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath says that school boards across the province should set the return-to-school budget, and the government should pay up.  Ontario schools are currently preparing to reopen as safely as possible in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. “All of the boards will know

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Questions remain as schools prepare for fall reopening

Limestone District School Board, the largest of four Kingston-area boards, is finalizing its reopening plans as September draws near. “We anticipate additional information coming our way next week from our medical health partners,” said Jane Douglas-Charanduk, Communications Specialist for LDSB. “By then, we may be able to provide an update

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Ontario Liberals reveal $3.2 billion back-to-school plan

Steven Del Duca, leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, has released a $3.2 billion plan to return students to classrooms in the fall, in groups no larger than 15 students. Del Duca said his ‘Students in Schools Action Plan’ calls for 120 new classroom locations, the hiring of 270 additional

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Former MPP Sophie Kiwala seeking Liberal nomination for 2022

Former Kingston & the Islands Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Sophie Kiwala announced this week that she hopes to run again in 2022. Kiwala served as Liberal MPP from 2014 to 2018 under Premier Kathleen Wynne, taking over from long-running Liberal MPP John Gerretsen. Kiwala needs to earn the Liberal

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