March 9, 2022

Premature Removal of Mask Mandate in Ontario Schools

TORONTO, ON – Over the past two years, the Ford government repeatedly made ineffective decisions that unnecessarily prolonged the pandemic, and jeopardized the health and safety of students and education workers. Students in Ontario experienced longer disruptions to in-person learning than anywhere else in Canada, and are once again at risk of further disruptions due to the government’s decision to prematurely lift the mask mandate in schools on March 21.

Please read the attached media release for full details.

RELEASE – Premature removal of mask mandate in Ontario schools risks further disruption