Archive: Who's In Charge, Zero Tolerance (Oct 1/2003)

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When Zero Tolerance was brought into Ontario schools, it sent a clear message regarding bad behaviour. But does the punishment always fit the crime? The Waterloo District School Board decided to pursue chronic truancy through the court system. Should skipping carry a jail sentence? Join education columnist Wili Liberman and Dawn Paxton of the Waterloo District School board, for a discussion on punishment and crime. How do we teach our children to be good, responsible adults? It's not as easy as it sounds. Parenting expert, radio host, columnist for Today's Parent and author Kathy Lynn will be here to take your calls and tell us how to teach our children to do the right thing.
Oct 02, 2003
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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: Yes, response times are longer and resources are strained. But 911 dispatchers and paramedics are doing their best in a tough situation.
OPINION: The government is facing a pretty basic choice: make the passports more restrictive — or start winding them down.
OPINION: The pandemic has highlighted flaws in our LTC system. But alternatives exist.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: The number of adult Ontarians who are vaccinated plus the number who refuse equals… the adult population of Ontario. So how do we end our health crisis despite anti-vaxxers?