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Walk or Wheel Thunder Bay Newsletter #2
Mandatory Masks for LDSB & TBCDSB Kindergarten Students on School Buses
As per the Lakehead District School Board and the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board and as a result of an increase in the recent number of positive COVID-19 cases impacting Kindergarten students in our service area, non-medical/cloth masks or face coverings will be mandatory for all students in kindergarten attending these board’s schools while boarding, riding, and disembarking any school bus, effective Monday, January 3, 2022. While it remains non-mandatory for kindergarten students attending Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique des Aurores Boréales to wear non-medical/cloth masks or face coverings while boarding, riding, and disembarking any school bus, it is highly recommended.
Stop Arm Camera Program in the Future for Thunder Bay?
Recommendation from city administration that they be directed to explore the implementation of a school bus stop arm camera program in the city goes before city council for approval on Monday, December 6, 2021.