As we speak’s letters: An finish to high school streaming is overdue


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Will we, actually, lastly, see the the long-overdue finish of streaming in Ontario?

Harry MacKay, Ottawa

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What do the scholars give it some thought?

I’m listening to and studying all of the feedback on the present sizzling matter, streaming in faculties, from principals, professors, training specialists and so forth.

Is anybody excited about what the youngsters must say, earlier than as soon as once more the so-called specialists from the top-down screw up their training?

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Jim Deacove, Perth

Identify adjustments might go on and on

Altering the title of Russell Township, and even on the lookout for a namesake, as a result of Peter Russell had slaves just isn’t even handed.

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Peter Russell died in 1808, however till the Slavery Abolition Act got here into power on Aug. 1, 1834, abolishing slavery all through the British Empire, slavery was not solely authorized however inspired by London, as a result of English colonies trusted slave labour for financial progress. Individuals who enslaved Black individuals included, amongst others, authorities and army officers, Loyalists, retailers, bishops, monks and nuns.