Some Ontario teachers are refusing work over school COVID-19 concerns

Mary Fraser-Hamilton, a teacher in Brampton, Ont., poses for a photograph outside of her school, on Monday, January 24, 2022. The Brampton, Ont., drama teacher was one of 11 education workers in Ontario who initiated work refusals last week over COVID-19 safety concerns, as students and staff members returned to classrooms with less transparency about the virus in schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin Mary Fraser-Hamilton, a teacher in Brampton, Ont., poses for a photograph outside of her school, on Monday, January 24, 2022. The Brampton, Ont., drama teacher was one of 11 education workers in Ontario who initiated work refusals last week over COVID-19 safety concerns, as students and staff members returned to classrooms with less transparency about the virus in schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

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