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Ontario boosts college and university funding by more than $1.2B, extends freeze on tuition fees - CBC News

February 26, 2024

Ontario will provide a major short-term funding boost to colleges and universities to "stabilize" their finances, but won't allow them to increase tuition fees for in-province students for at least three more years, Minister of Colleges and Universities Jill Dunlop said Monday.

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Ontario Introducing Mandatory Black History Learning - Ontario Government News

February 8, 2024

As the province celebrates Black History Month, the Ontario government is introducing new mandatory learning in Grades 7, 8 and 10 history on the exceptional contributions and history of Black Canadians who helped build Canada.

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Ontario colleges accuse Ottawa of creating ‘chaos’ for international students with new cap - The Globe & Mail

January 25, 2024

The head of a group that represents Ontario’s publicly funded colleges says the federal government has created chaos for prospective international students by imposing what amounts to a moratorium on their applications for study permits.

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Ontario Unveils a Back-to-Basics Kindergarten Curriculum - Ontario Government News Release

January 23, 2024

TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking continued action to emphasize back-to-basics learning by introducing mandatory learning through clear and direct instruction in reading, writing and math for kindergarten students.

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The New Basics - Why do we need to learn new skills? - People for Education

December 30, 2023

Times have changed. Our world has changed. Our jobs have changed. Just as jobs have evolved over the last 200 years, so have the skills needed to thrive in a rapidly changing, complex world.

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Ontario Unveils Plan to Build Modern Schools Faster - Ontario Government News Release

December 11, 2023

BRAMPTON — The Ontario government is introducing new measures to build modern schools faster that will cut construction timelines by nearly 50 per cent to meet the unprecedented pace of growth across the province.

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