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Oct 16, 2018, 09:00 ET Peel board to offer the first skilled trades program of its kind in Peel

Colleges Ontario forecasts that by 2030 the province will face a skilled trades shortage of more than 500,000 workers. TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Beginning September 2019, West Credit Secondary...


May 19, 2017, 12:04 ET Jean Augustine visits namesake school to celebrate official opening

BRAMPTON, ON, May 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board's newest secondary school, Jean Augustine Secondary School, will get a visit from its namesake on May 25 for the school's official...


Mar 31, 2017, 15:11 ET Peel board decries actions of individual inciting students to record Friday Prayer in return for money

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board condemns the actions of an individual who this week released a video inciting students to secretly videotape Muslim students...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:26 ET Peel board takes on religious accommodation misinformation with Key Facts

"We must not allow hatred toward any faith group to flourish," says board chair MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board has launched a direct, clear set of Key Facts on ...


Jan 24, 2017, 20:56 ET Peel board director Tony Pontes to retire

Board begins search process for new director MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Director of Education Tony Pontes is retiring from the Peel District School Board, effective Aug. 31, 2017. Pontes...


Dec 05, 2016, 21:01 ET Peel board chair says most important work of elected board in next decade is being "caring, courageous leaders in equity and inclusion"

Janet McDougald acclaimed as chair, Suzanne Nurse acclaimed as vice-chair at organizational meeting TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - At their annual meeting on Dec. 5, Peel District School Board...


Sep 21, 2016, 18:53 ET Peel board to "pause" closure of elementary French, music rooms

Board approves use of in-year savings to offset reduced provincial funding for this school year MISSISSAUGA, Sept. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Faced with a $2.8-million cut in funding from the province for the...


Sep 02, 2016, 11:06 ET Media Advisory - Peel board opens five new schools for the 2016-17 school year

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board will launch the 2016-17 school year with the opening of two new schools and plans to open three more within the year. Sept. 6...


Feb 25, 2016, 12:23 ET Peel board to sign agreement with Football North Canada

First-of-its-kind football preparation program in a Canadian public school to open September 2016 MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board will enter into a partnership...


Jan 26, 2016, 21:02 ET Peel board school first to be named for social justice advocate, politician Jean Augustine

Trustees name newest secondary school at Regular Meeting of Board on Jan. 26 MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board's newest secondary school is the first in the world...


Dec 08, 2015, 12:39 ET Peel board ready to Inspire Hope for hundreds of Syrian children

Warm welcome, successful school experience awaits all children who are refugees MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board is where the world comes to learn. To plan for the ...


Nov 04, 2015, 08:00 ET Peel board says, "Facts matter," provides factual guide to revised HPE curriculum

Community leaders, agencies, endorse guide as way for parents to make "informed decision" MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board has produced Working together to keep...


Sep 24, 2015, 16:01 ET Peel board urges Prime Minister Harper to welcome more refugees from war-torn countries and accelerate process

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board sent a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, urging him to do what's in the best interests of children and their families...


Jul 28, 2015, 09:43 ET Peel District School Board, Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (District 19, Peel) agree to implement award of arbitration panel

First-in-province decision resolves local bargaining issues MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF)...


Jun 10, 2015, 13:50 ET ETFO provincial job action makes report card for 112,000 Peel students "an impossible task"

Peel board to issue placement letters to replace June report cards MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 10, 2015 /CNW/ - With public elementary teachers not inputting student marks electronically for the purpose of ...


May 26, 2015, 21:39 ET Peel secondary schools reopen to students and teachers on May 27 - what to expect on first day back

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Ontario Labour Relations Board ruled that local secondary teachers' strikes, directed by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF), in ...


May 26, 2015, 18:43 ET Ontario Labour Relations Board ruling ends secondary teachers' strike, Peel secondary schools reopen to students, staff Wednesday, May 27

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) ruled that local secondary teachers' strikes, directed by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation...


May 04, 2015, 01:31 ET Provincial OSSTF "irresponsible" to risk school year of 42,000 Peel students as pressure tactic

Refusal by Provincial OSSTF to pause strike while negotiations continue proves "no sincere commitment to reach local agreement," says chair MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Despite a personal...


Apr 21, 2015, 13:51 ET OSSTF provincial using Peel students as "pawns in their strategy," says chair

TORONTO, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Peel District School Board received formal notice from the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) of a potential strike on Monday, May 4,...


Dec 08, 2014, 12:34 ET Peel board selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2015

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board has been selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2015, announced by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in a magazine published in the...


Sep 19, 2014, 16:06 ET Shania Twain, the Dilawri Foundation and the Peel board launch Shania Kids Can Clubhouse at Brampton school

BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Shania Twain and the Shania Kids Can Charity Foundation, together with the Dilawri Foundation and Peel District School Board, today announced the opening of a...


Sep 03, 2014, 16:25 ET Kobo newest Peel board equity of access partner

Joins Filla, Dell Canada Inc., RCT in offering low-cost devices for families TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - As the school year —and back-to-school shopping—begins, the Peel District School Board is...


Aug 26, 2014, 19:24 ET Central Peel students go green and gold to kick off 2014-15 school year

School uniform pilot part of Peel board initiatives to attract, retain students TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Central Peel Secondary School students will kick off the 2014-15 school year wearing...


Jun 10, 2014, 22:21 ET Budget puts students first despite "exciting and perilous" future, says Peel board chair

Budget honours Fix the Formula promises, brings significant enhancements to Peel students and schools TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Trustees of the Peel District School Board approved an operating...


Jun 06, 2014, 12:29 ET Peel board declares June 10 as Toonie Tuesday to support Balkan relief effort

TORONTO, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Peel District School Board is encouraging staff, students and parents to lend a helping hand on June 10 for victims of the Balkan floods. All funds raised during the ...