Equity, planning and strategy in leadership
We are in the midst of a generational crisis, one that we cannot speak to from a position of previous experience. An unpredictable and unprecedented global pandemic, a moment in time that will be remembered for not only the lockdowns, school closures, vaccines and front-line heroes but also for the ...
Councillor's Corner - March 2021
I want to wish those celebrating Easter a happy holiday.
Please remember to celebrate significant dates with those you live with and connect with those outside your household by phone or online. Let's continue to prioritize current health and safety measures so that we can ge...
Help yourself stay well - get a flu shot
By Sean Delaney
This fall and winter is certainly not the time to become stricken with the seasonal flu, especially for senior citizen age residents. Hospitals and their emergency rooms will likely be at or near maximum capacity. Doctor’s offices will see patients on a reduced schedule, and there...
Emery schools and leaders continue to be guided by public health advice
By Matthew Strader
The second wave was all the talk during a summer dominated by news and updates on the coronavirus pandemic and how it would affect Ontario lives. Now, the second wave appears to be here, as Toronto and the GTA experiences an increase in infection rates while parents and fam...
Councillor's Corner - Sept 2020
While the pandemic’s impact continues to be felt throughout Ontario, its most profound sting has been in vulnerable communities.
One only needs to look at the Toronto Public Health maps of the COVID-19 hotspots and see that the social determinants of health are directly connected...
Safety is our priority – school trustees
By Varad Mehta
As the school year approaches, students will face several changes such as: Quadmester for secondary students, and wearing a mask where two metres of social distancing cannot be maintained.
Christopher Mammoliti, Ward 4 Toronto District School Board (TDSB) trustee, said the scho...