Marit Stiles MPP, Davenport

Government of Ontario

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September 17, 2020

Motion introduced to cap class sizes at 15

QUEEN’S PARK — With COVID-19 infections increasing in Ontario just as kids are heading back to school, Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will force a vote Thursday afternoon in the legi... More
September 8, 2020

Calling for transparency on school COVID-19 cases and outbreaks

QUEEN’S PARK — The Official Opposition is asking the Ford government to commit to posting a list online of all schools with COVID-19 cases, while maintaining the privacy of students and staff. More
September 8, 2020

Davenport Back-to-School Town Hall

Join me for a discussion about the start of a new school year and what we can do to push the provincial government to deliver a safe return to class for all kids. More
September 8, 2020

Ford should take action now to divide classes into smaller, safer groups

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Education critic Marit Stiles (Davenport) issued the following statement as students across the province start heading back to school:  More
September 1, 2020

Calling on the Ombudsman to assess school readiness

I have written to Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé to assess the safety of the province’s back-to-school plan. More
August 21, 2020

Back to School Update - August 21

I know there is still a lot of uncertainty about what school will look like in just a few short weeks. My colleagues and I have been working non-stop to push the government to do better and parents... More
August 13, 2020

Education non-announcement won’t save kids from crowded classrooms

QUEEN’S PARK – Ontario NDP Health critic France Gélinas issued the following statement in response to the announcement made by the Minister of Education Stephen Lecce on Thursday: More
August 11, 2020

Safe Return to School

On August 10th, I was joined on the lawn of Queen’s Park by Kelly Iggers, a parent in my riding of Davenport,who started a petition campaign calling on the Ford government to urgently introduce a s... More
August 7, 2020

Toronto Public Health affirms parents’ fears about Ford’s risky back-to-school scheme

QUEEN’S PARK — Marit Stiles, Ontario NDP Education critic, released the following statement in response to Toronto Public Health raising concerns about class sizes and physical distancing as the Fo... More
August 6, 2020

Statement by Andrea Horwath in response to Doug Ford’s commitment to keeping class sizes big in September

QUEEN’S PARK — Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats, released the following statement in response to Premier Doug Ford’s news conference Wednesday, in which he defended h... More