Back to School: Safe and Healthy Return – With Norm Di Pasquale

2020-09-10T14:25:09+01:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: children, Community, covid-19, education, TDSB|

On August 21, The Corner interviewed Norm Di Pasquale, the trustee for the Toronto Catholic District School Board for Toronto Centre. Norm is Vice Chair of Corporate Services, Trustee of the Expenditure Committee on the TCDSB Board, and also serves on the Social Justice Committee, the Governance and Policy Committee, the Catholic Parent Involvement [...]

Back to School: Parents’ Perspective

2020-09-07T17:58:00+01:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: children, Community, covid-19, education, story, TDSB|

COVID-19 has greatly impacted everyone’s lives and will continue to affect everyone, especially the most vulnerable, such as children. Parents now have to decide whether they will send their children back to school for in-class learning or continue with remote learning. Five parents living in St. James Town shared their thoughts with us this [...]

SJT Pathways with Chris O’Neill

2020-07-15T12:19:51+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: education, employment, General, pathways, youth|

On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020, St. James Town Pathways held a career education event on the subject of technology over Zoom. Chris O’Neill, technology investor and executive, former head of Google Canada and CEO of Evernote, former board member of Tim Horton’s and current board member of The Gap, spoke to St James Town [...]

In Conversation with Chris Moise

2020-07-15T12:55:31+01:00June 20th, 2020|Categories: black lives matter, children, Community, covid-19, education, General, pride, racism, TDSB|

In this live-streamed interview, Toronto District School Board (TDSB) school trustee Chris Moise shares with The Corner his perspective and analysis on advancing equity in our community’s schools – both the challenges, and the achievements in which he has played a vital role.  Not the least of these achievements has been the elimination of [...]

Rethinking Ontario’s Educational System

2020-08-10T16:16:04+01:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: education, General|

Although changes were made to the Ontario schools’ curriculum after the 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Committee, recommendations to teach Indigenous histories and acknowledge the cultural genocide of Indigenous populations through colonial practices, along with Canada’s Black histories continue to be much ignored. Earlier this week, Ontario premier Doug Ford stated, “Thank God we’re different [...]