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Students won’t get water vending machine

Project sends wrong message to children, social justice organization says.


March 19, 2010
By InsideToronto.com

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Students won't get water vending machine
Parents from Fern Avenue Public School
in Toronto recently surprised their trustee when they arrived as a group to protest a pilot
project she thought was nearly a sure thing.

March 19, 2010 – Parents from Fern Avenue Public School in Toronto recently
surprised their trustee when they arrived en masse to protest a pilot
project she thought was nearly a sure thing.

Trustee Irene Atkinson
previously said she would halt installation of a $10,000 chilled-water
vending machine if the community opposed it. A group of about 20
parents attended the March 11 school council meeting to make themselves
heard and halted Atkinson's plans. | READ MORE

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