Quebec premier meets with Anglo rights group

Fri, Feb 15: Quebec Premier François Legault met with members of a prominent English rights group on Friday for a closed-door meeting. As Global’s Tim Sargeant reports, issues discussed included the future of school boards, access to English education and…

‘There used to be a light at the end of the tunnel’: London father speaks out ahead of rally protesting new autism program

As the controversy surrounding changes to Ontario’s autism program grows, local parents and community members are doing their part to make their voices heard. READ MORE: Minister Lisa MacLeod says she stands ‘unapologetically’ by autism funding changes A rally will…

Alberta group calling on province to implement law to stop seclusion rooms in schools

A group representing children with disabilities says government guidelines towards the use of seclusion — or timeout — rooms in schools do not resolve the issue and represent a status quo. Inclusion Alberta says there has been no progress in making improvements…

Lockdowns end at Quebec schools targeted by online threats

Lockdowns at two English-language Quebec schools have ended following threats that were made online. Friday, Longueuil police were called to Heritage Regional High School in Saint-Hubert, in Montreal’s south shore. After investigating, officers confirmed the 1,600 students and 200 staff…

Quebec High School under lock-down after threats made online

About 350 students are under lock-down at Quebec High School, an English language school in Quebec City. Around 10 a.m. Friday, Quebec City police were made aware of an online threat involving the school. The force’s spokesperson, Melanie Jobin, said…

Online threats directed at two Quebec schools force police to take action

Two English-language high schools in the province are currently under lockdown after both were targeted by online threats. About 350 students are under lock-down at Quebec High School, an English language school in Quebec City. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story…