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Mississauga teacher suspended over assignment instructing kids how to make, inject meth

“How do you put on a tourniquet?”

That question from a 13-year-old student at Mississauga’s Erin Mills Middle School unfurled a controversy over a grade eight drama assignment. 292 more words

Education

Mother upset after 6-year-old daughter handcuffed by police at Mississauga school

The lawyer for a Peel Region mother is calling out police officers after they handcuffed her six-year-old daughter at a Mississauga school a few months ago. 694 more words

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Mississauga publication criticized for Islamophobic, baseless claims

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie and community members are condemning an article posted online by a local publication that they say contains several Islamophobic and baseless claims. 286 more words

Canada

Brampton teaching assistant charged with sex crimes

A 27-year-old teaching assistant at a Brampton high school is facing charges in connection with a sexual assault involving a student.

Investigators with the Peel Police special victims’ unit arrested a North Park Secondary School employee last Monday. 61 more words

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Toronto students schooled on social media for snow day whines

TORONTO – It’s another chilly day in Toronto, but some local students are getting roasted on social media as they try all sorts of whines, pleas and insults as a way to get their respective school boards to declare a snow day. 276 more words

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