Ford May Scrap His Cellphone Ban In Ontario Schools So Students Can Use The COVID App
Phones have been banned in class since November.
In Wednesday's media briefing, Premier Doug Ford hinted he may look to drop thein schools so that students can download the COVID-19 tracing app.
The COVID Alert app was released earlier this month and Ford urged. The app only works if you have your phone on you, which is why prohibiting phones may have to end.
We can look at [scrapping the ban].
The ban went into effect in November of 2019 and
Shortly after it went into force,, and lots of Ontarians were aiming it at Ford and his new policy. The kids were clearly not pleased.
Doug Ford has made no official comment on whether that ban will be lifted, but after hinting at it today, and urging all Ontarians to download the COVID-19 tracing app, it may be a strong possibility.