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CLASSROOM CRACKDOWN Premier Harris has promised to bring in a strict Code of Conduct for Ontario students in the upcoming session of the Legislature. Students will face suspensions for swearing at a teacher, automatic expulsion for bringing weapons to school or giving another student drugs and alcohol. And parents are in for some tough discipline too: they'll be financially responsible for any damage caused by their child. Will the new code be a real solution to discipline problems, or simply political posturing? Will our communities be safer, or will troubled kids just become more alienated and dangerous? Tonight, Bob Gooding, the principal at Danforth Technical Institute in Toronto and Scarborough school trustee Mike Thomas join our Fourth Reading pundits Gina Brannan, Richard Mahoney and Ruth Grier.
Mar 26, 2000
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A new variant panic, a business registry debacle, and an eye exam truce.
OPINION: Last week, councillors voted against expanding the city’s urban-growth boundary. Ontario has the power to overturn that decision, and it’s hinting it might use it.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province

OPINION: ICU occupancy remains low. Vaccines are now approved for kids. But now that we’re starting to let our guard down, a whole lot of pent-up stress is coming out.
OPINION: Many Canadians don’t have a little plastic jug with bagged milk in their fridge. New research suggests they should.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. speaks to physicist Sajeev John, recent winner of the Gerhard Herzberg Medal, about his research on trapping light — and what it could lead to.
OPINION: The only real answer to the problems cars create is to cut down on driving. Cities like London are showing us how.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.