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Waterloo School Board Trustee Expresses Concerns With ‘Exclusionary Practices’ in Education Amid ‘Racialized’ Job Fair

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) trustee Mike Ramsay, a former police officer, said he has concerns that “racial segregation” in education is “making a comeback.” He made the comment on social media on March 16, adding, “How far we have fallen out of balance.” Ramsay told The Epoch Times on March 22 that the…


‘Cancelled’ Ontario Teacher Speaks Out Against School Board’s Actions

A “cancelled” Ontario teacher who was silenced during her presentation at a school board meeting, spoke out publicly on Oct. 5 against actions the school board has taken against her and others, citing a lack of transparency between the administration and parents. Carolyn Burjoski was removed from the trustee meeting, expelled from her classroom, and…


Suspension of Ontario Trustee Against ‘Woke Politics’ Was Related to Public Criticism of Board, Chair, Documents Show

The suspension of an Ontario trustee vocal against “woke politics” on his school board was allegedly related to the trustee publically criticising the collective decisions of the board and the actions of the chairman, according to newly-released documents. Mike Ramsay, who has been a Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) trustee for over 30 years,…


Michael Zwaagstra: Waterloo School Board’s Sidelining of Trustee Is an Affront to Democracy

Commentary It’s now been more than two months since Mike Ramsay, a duly elected trustee in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), was effectively fired. However, he wasn’t removed by the voters, but rather by six of his fellow trustees. This was very strange, to say the least. Ramsay is certainly not a political…


Ontario School Board Trustee Challenges Meeting Ban, Announces Reelection Bid

An Ontario school board trustee who was banned from attending all meetings between June and September 2022 is challenging the board’s ban in court along with running for reelection this fall. Mike Ramsay, a trustee of over 30 years from the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), said in a statement that he has filed…


Amid Shortage of Ontario School Board Trustee Candidates, Trustees and Educators Bemoan Climate of Fear, Censorship

Nominations close on Aug. 19 for the Ontario school board trustee elections, but many school districts are finding themselves short of candidates. Some trustees and early-childhood educators say a lack of respect for the position and a heated political climate within the province’s school boards are serving as deterrents both to existing trustees seeking re-election and to newcomers…


School Trustees Should Focus on Education, Not Politics

Commentary School board trustees have an important role: They must ensure that students receive a high-quality education. For this to happen, a number of very important decisions must be made. Trustees are responsible for striking budgets, hiring district leaders, selecting appropriate educational programs, and providing students with bus transportation. Being a trustee is a serious…


Teacher Who Questioned Age-Appropriateness of Some Gender-Transition Books in Schools Has Legitimate Concerns: Trustee

An Ontario school board member is calling out the board’s chair for engaging in “moral panic” by shutting down debate about the content in some children’s books on gender transition that deals with sexuality. The issue arose after a teacher’s presentation at a Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) meeting was cut off because she…