The urbanized region represents only 13 per cent of the country's total population.
According to the evidence, schools are not significant drivers of COVID-19 transmission.
In Ontario, schools were closed for a cumulative 29 weeks during the pandemic.
During the pandemic, most provinces suspended their testing programs.
The proposal includes a hard cap of 20 students in all classrooms and 10,000 new teachers.
Students in the province now write numeracy and literacy assessments that don’t count towards their final marks.
Today's tests place less emphasis on subject-specific knowledge than they once did.