Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

Cornwall Ontario – Following an outpouring of community support for rural education, the Upper Canada District School Board amended its proposals for pupil accommodation to preserve a number of the schools previous slated for closure. The revised plan still recommends the closure of the secondary component of Rothwell-Osnabruck. The loss of South Stormont’s only secondary […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says over 1500 residents signed petition to save local schools

MPP Jim McDonell says over 1500 residents signed petition to save local schools

Queen’s Park – According to MPP Jim McDonell:  Over 1,500 residents of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry came together to sign an online petition to save our local rural schools from closure. In an underhanded move, last year the Government removed community benefit and local economic benefit factors from the Pupil Accommodation Review Guidelines, the document in which […]