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All field trips to China cancelled

Thu, 30 Jan, 2020

News item: All field trips to China cancelled

Late yesterday afternoon, Edmonton Public Schools made the difficult decision to cancel all field trips to China for the remainder of the school year. This decision was made in light of the Government of Canada’s recent travel advisory recommending that Canadians “avoid non-essential travel to China.” Parents have been contacted by their school to inform them of this change. In total, five field trips have been cancelled as a result of this decision.

Edmonton Public Schools knows field trips involving travel provide invaluable learning and life experiences and we’ve been proud to make those opportunities available to students for many years. However, student and staff safety are paramount and must be at the root of all our decisions.

More information will be shared with families by their school principal.