Things have come a long way for transgender students in the eight years since Jade Hines came out, she says. The Toronto District School Board recently implemented a new policy for the accommodation of transgender and gender non-conforming students and staff. “The new guidelines for accommodating trans students (are) fantastic,” said Hines, a 25-year-old transgender student at Ryerson University.
Two Jarvis Collegiate students say they are distressed by their schoolmates’ treatment of members of the gay community surrounding the school.
Out of 15 candidates, the race for Ward 27 came down to a tight finish between Kristyn Wong-Tam and Ken Chan, with Wong-Tam coming out on top by a few hundred votes. Chan, a former…