Alberta education minister calls student mask protests to ‘cease immediately’

Photo of Education Minister Adriana LaGrange from files

After massive backlash erupted on social media last Thursday over a mask protest by students at a Bowden School, Alberta’s Education Minister has called on students to stop the protests.

“While all Canadians have a right to protest and express themselves, protests must be peaceful and within the confines of the law,” said Minister Adriana LaGrange in a statement provided to the Western Standard.

Reporter (Alberta)

Melanie Risdon is an Alberta Reporter for the Western Standard and Alberta Report based in the Calgary Headquarters. She has over 20 years’ experience in media at Global News, Rogers and Corus.

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