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Ontario government says "schools remain safe" as COVID-19 forces some schools to close

CA, 06 Apr 2021
The medical officer of health for Peel Region is invoking powers under Ontario law to order all local schools closed for in-person classes due to COVID-19. Schools in those jurisdictions will move to online learning until at least April 18.

As of Monday afternoon, Toronto’s medical officer of health opted against issuing a similar order.

Travis Dhanraj reports on the province’s response to the closure of schools in the municipality and has more on Ontario's education minister – whose office has reiterated that schools are safe.

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