Ottawa Now – ‘There’s no absolutes in this pandemic…we have to take this seriously’: Ontario’s Education Minister not certain if students will be allowed to return to in-person classes on January 25


On Thursday, the Ontario government announced that online learning would continue for at least the next two weeks. Friday’s startling COVID numbers, however, might have planted a seed of doubt. The province reported a single-day high 4,249 new cases and Premier Doug Ford says we are getting closer to the worst point of the COVID-19 crisis. Is it possible that in-person learning won’t be back before the start of February? Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce joins Kristy Cameron on Ottawa Now.