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  • Karina Roman: Parents, provinces call on Ottawa to help ensure schools open in the fall

    COVID Que 20200508

    Children, Families and Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen says that while he understands the burden working parents have been carrying for months since schools closed due to the pandemic, Ottawa's ability to help provinces fully reopen their schools this fall is limited.

  • Online database: Check water tests from your child's school

    Online database: Check water tests from your child's school

    Schools and daycares in British Columbia should test their drinking water annually to make sure the levels of lead are safe, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control said in a recent report. While lead poisoning is on the decline and children tend to drink more water at home than at school, it is still important […]
  • How much lead is in the water at your child’s school? Our database will tell you

    How much lead is in the water at your child’s school? Our database will tell you

    Schools and daycares in British Columbia should test their drinking water annually to make sure the levels of lead are safe, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control said in a recent report. While lead poisoning is on the decline and children tend to drink more water at home than at school, it is still important […]

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