The Toronto School Board, the largest of its kind in Canada won’t be allowing any new trips to be planned to the United States for an interesting reason.
NBC News reports that the reason for the Toronto School Board doing this is due “to uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump’s latest travel restrictions“.
John Malloy, the director of education doesn’t want some students to be faced with potentially being turned away at the border.
NBC News mentions that the Toronto School Board is one of the most diverse in Canada. It has 584 schools with 246,000 students attending around the city.
Trips which have already been planned will still go forward while Trump’s executive order is suspended but if the order is put back into effect then those trips would then be cancelled.
Malloy went on to further say that if any student on a trip was denied entry into the US for no legit reason, the whole group would return to Toronto instead of continuing with the visit.
The Girl Guides of Canada, the county’s version of the Girl Scouts has already suspended all trips to the US since they felt all members would not be able to enter the country.
Find out more from NBC News here.