Early in the pandemic, we knew that COVID cases in children were mild and fatalities were very rare.
By December 2020, a large body of research showed that children represented two per cent or less of COVID.
Better organized and operated schools are likely better able to help students recover from temporary learning loss.
The Forgotten Demographic: Assessing the Possible Benefits and Serious Cost of COVID-19 School Closures on Canadian Children
The New Brunswick government will require parental consent before students under the age of 16 can change their names and gender identities at school.
Students in the province have missed at least 21 weeks of in-class learning in less than two years.
Sixty-eight per cent of Alberta parents say their child has fallen behind in school during the pandemic.
Almost half of Ontario’s independent schools have fewer than 50 students.
Almost half of Ontario’s non-government schools have fewer than 50 students.