Under Ontario Regulation 82/20 Section 2(2) (or as current), and Ontario Regulation 263/20 Section 2(2) (or as current) of the Reopening Ontario Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c.17, the TBDHU Medical Officer of Health has issued the following instructions, effective Monday, March 1 at 12:01 AM:
- Suspend the provision of all in-person student learning and before and after school programs for all schools in the City of Thunder Bay and in communities around Thunder Bay including Oliver Paipoonge, Neebing, Gilles, Shuniah, Conmee, O'Connor, and any school in the nearby unorganized territories
- This current suspension extends until March 15, 2021. the need for further extension will be considered closer to that time.
As in-person instruction to students with special education needs who cannot be accommodated through remote learning and who wish to attend in-person instruction may continue, student transportation may still be provided for these students. Please coordinate through your school's Spec Ed department.
Pursuant to the above, all student transportation for mainstream students is cancelled for the duration of the suspension of in-person learning for these students.