25 August 2020 – Return to school and sports/extracurricular activity plans released

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening schools
Level of Jurisdiction: New Brunswick
Lead People/Agency: Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Overview: Return to school plans outline how students will participate in sports and extracurricular activities. Participation will occur within each students’ respective bubble. Interscholastic sport allowed if the schools stay in the yelllow phase.
Full details here: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/corporate/promo/covid-19/news/news_release.2020.08.0461.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: Government of New Brunswick
Evidence/Justification: Allow students opportunity to participate in these activities while following public health guidelines