Education

Premier Francois Legault says Montreal not ready to reopen schools, businesses

MONTREAL — With the COVID-19 situation in Montreal still very fragile, the Quebec government said Thursday that elementary schools in the greater Montreal area will remain closed until late August.

Schools face daunting, unique reopening challenges during pandemic

As Canada begins grappling with the issue of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of how to safely reopen schools has emerged as a particularly thorny topic....

Students can apply for $1,250 COVID-19 emergency aid starting Friday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed today that Friday, May 15 is the date for eligible post-secondary students to apply for the emergency student aid benefit, Canada Emergency Student Benefit-CESB.

Schools asked not to cancel graduation and prom events by Ontario Education Minister

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce has asked schools in Ontario to postpone school events for graduating students rather than cancel them. Lecce says that it would be better for these...

“Good news” coming for Ontario, says Premier Doug Ford, as province Covid-19 cases surpassed 20k

Despite COVID-19 cases going up two days straight after a six-week low average, Ontario Premier Doug Ford says that “good news” is coming on Thursday for the province. When addressing...

Some Canadian universities say fall classes will be offered primarily online

Reported By: The Canadian Press Some Canadian universities say classes this fall will be offered primarily online as uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic continues. In recent days, McGill University,...

In Canada’s Quebec province, de-confinement takes baby steps with schools re-opening

Reported By: Sebastien Malo, Reuters MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Quebec, where a majority of cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have been tallied countrywide,...

Publicly Funded Schools to remain closed until at least May 31 says Ontario Education Minister

Ontario’s Education Minister, Stephen Lecce announced that all publicly-funded schools will continue to remain closed until at least May 31.  The decision to extend school closures was made based upon...

PM Justin Trudeau announces new $9 billion COVID-19 funding for students

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today a new Canada Emergency Student Benefit - CESB program for students affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The new program will be a part of a $9...

Ontario Secondary School Teachers reach a three-year deal with the province

Following months of back and forth negotiations and walk-outs, Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has reached an agreement with the Province of Ontario and signed a new three-year contract with the province...

Students won’t go back to school on May 4, Premier Doug Ford says

Ontario students won’t be returning to the classroom on May 4, Premier Doug Ford announced today.  The closure of publicly funded school will be extended into the month of May...

Ontario unveils details about the Learn-at-Home program as schools remain closed until May 4th

As announced by Premier Doug Ford on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, publicly funded schools will remain closed until May 1 for teachers and May 4 for students effective immediately. Besides, the Premier said...

COVID-19 Pandemic: Premier Doug Ford says Ontario Schools won’t reopen on April 6

This past Monday, March 23, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that schools within the province will not be reopening on April 6 as the province continues to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Ontario to close all public schools for 2 weeks due to coronavirus

The Ontario government will shut down all publicly funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following March Break, from March 14 to April 5, in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

How to Get a Canadian Study Visa

Once you have decided on the universities that might be best for you, you will need to send in your applications and required documents. It is best to apply to a couple of different institutions,...

International Students Get Boost at Canadian Schools

The Student Direct Stream (SDS) expanded to three more countries in 2019. The program now allows students from Senegal, Morocco, Pakistan, China, India, the Philippines and Vietnam, to get a Canadian study permit in just...

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