Day: June 24, 2014

The TDSB is not providing adequate transportation for many students

Many students in York West have to travel long distances to get to school, but do not meet the stringent guidelines the TDSB has set up. Chalkfarm Public School is a good example. For two years I have worked with parents to extend busing from a new development near Chalfarm Public School to the school. …

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Tree planting and park clean-ups teach students important values

Over the last 8 years in this community, I have helped put together dozens of park clean ups and tree plantings. In the process, thousands of students have participated and have learned the value of caring for our public parks and the environment. This is an example of the important work I hope to continue …

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School nutrition programs are very important for our students

There are many basic elements that help give students sound learning environments, but few are more important than a full stomach. There are some great programs that help students in Ward 4 have a fuller, healthier diet. Here is an article, where I recently spoke on this issue: April, 2014 Kids need to eat properly …

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