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Reducing youth concussions in organized sports focus of new committee News

  By: Lindsay Wadden  The Ontario government has established a committee that will work on ways to reduce concussions experienced by teenagers and children in organized sports and school settings. The Rowan’s Law Advisory Committee will focus on how coaches, parents and officials can work together to ensure safe participation in sports. The committee is composed

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Toronto District School Board welcomes Syrian refugee children News

Christiana Chan Syrian refugee children living temporarily in hotels in Toronto are finally being given the opportunity to attend school. For many families it is an exciting time. “They were so incredibly excited and happy to have the opportunity for their children to participate in something like this,” said Semhar Misghina the Communications and Marketing

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Teachers take a stand for children’s health in the classroom Lifestyle

By Katherine George Schools across Canada are rearranging classrooms to provide stand up desks for children who spend up to two-thirds of their day sitting. Toronto teacher Alana Guinane introduced standing up desks in her class at Donview Health and Wellness Academy. The idea of standing up in class came from an online infographic that

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