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POLL: Do you think B.C. should extend Christmas break for schools like other provinces are doing?

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December 15, 2020 - 3:40 PM

B.C.'s second wave of COVID-19 has prompted another wave of closures and restrictions across the province, but nothing has changed in schools.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has long advocated for the importance of school even in a pandemic and earlier this month elected not to extend the winter break to create physical distance in the midst of rising case numbers and what is likely to be a spike followed by holiday celebrations.

Other provinces also experiencing a second wave have taken that move, particularly Alberta and Quebec.  

We're curious what you think — did she make the right call?


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