Month: July 2020

Thanking Small Business in Dufferin-Caledon

Throughout the COVID-19 health emergency, businesses across Ontario have had to endure a significant burden. Whether it was having to close their doors or staying open as an essential workplace, retooling to produce much needed equipment and supplies, or adapting to meet the health and safety needs necessary for reopening, business owners have been ready …

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Province Approves Addition to the Hyland Heights ES to Strengthen Student Learning

Dufferin-Caledon: Today, the Ontario government announced it is investing over $500 million to build 30 new schools and make upgrades to 15 existing facilities. The province has given the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) approval for an addition to Hyland Heights Elementary School. The investment will provide a new, quality learning environment for the …

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Ontario Drives Transformational Change to Support Racialized Students

Following a year of consultation and community engagement by Ontario’s Ministry of Education, our government recently announced major changes to the education system that will support Black, Indigenous and racialized students. To that end, we are eliminating discretionary suspensions for students in Junior Kindergarten up to Grade 3, beginning in the upcoming school year, while …

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