Ontario Private School And Storefront Daycares Operate In Legal Loophole

November 30 2013 – Toronto Star – Marco Chown Oved
“Until 1993, preschool programs affiliated with private schools could exist without having to be licensed as a daycare. The government closed the loophole that year, but allowed existing programs to continue operating without a daycare licence.”

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Read OFIS’ Response To Article – News Release – November 30 2013


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Credit Granting High Schools: Preparing Pre-Inspection Materials for Submission to the Ministry

Are you planning to open a new high school in September? Do you have questions about your pre-inspection materials that must be submitted to the Ministry of Education?
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Date; Friday, July 10th, 2020
Time: 11 - 12pm
Cost: $100

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Throughout the covid-19 school closures we are offering free webinars and video conferences to support our members trough this challenging time. Topics and schedules can be found on our members forum on Basecamp.

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Fed up families exploring private school options



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Independent Schools Should Be Encouraged, And Ontario Should Fund Them

Hamilton Spectator - November 4 2018 - Doug Sikkema & Dr. Beth Green - Far from the common misconceptions, these private schools are helping young Ontarians become more socially engaged and more generous

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