As per the Prime Minister's and Public Health Canada's recommendations for all Canadians, as much as possible, to practice social distancing to prevent transmissions and to stay home, the LCS campus facility is closed to all but essential services until further notice.
On March 17, the Ontario Government implemented the Order to close all schools under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until further notice. A week later, Premier Ford announced the closure of all non-essential businesses for the next two weeks. These measures are designed to protect our communities and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. By taking aggressive action now to “social distance,” the hope is to protect as many as we can during the pandemic.
On March 31, Premier Ford and Education Minister Lecce announced that public schools will remain closed until May 4, 2020, at a minimum, as a public health measure. Please read the official News Release here
. If the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams, recommends an extension of these closures, both the Premier and Minister Lecce confirmed that Ontario will comply. Although this extended school closure, as per the Education Act, applies only to public schools, it signals the approach the provincial government will take for private schools and child care centres as well.
In response to these measures, and to ensure our students continue to learn and complete their academic year successfully, Lakefield College School will launch Learning with Lakefield - Remotely
, on April 2 (until further notice).