Ontario parents petition for a coronavirus self-quarantine, but school board puts focus on preventing anti-Chinese racism

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An online petition signed by more than 10,000 parents in York Region calls on the region's public school board to request students whose families have recently returned from China to stay at home and keep isolated for a minimum of 17 days for the purpose of self-quarantine.

The response to parents concerned about the #coronavirus from the York Region District School Board?

A condescending letter to parents that implied they were being racist and xenophobic — even though some of the signatories to the petition are of Asian descent!

When Rebel News visited the Aurora, Ont., headquarters of the YRDSB, we were given the silent treatment. But apparently once again, like at the un-screened arrivals from China at Toronto Pearson International Airport, we are witnessing a public institution that is more beholden to political correctness than public safety...

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  • By Ezra Levant

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