On October 24, 2017, Ontario issued new requirements for all school boards to have policies and procedures in place to support students with certain medical conditions, including diabetes. The Policy and Program Memorandum (PPM) comes into effect in September 2018.
Currently, five other provinces have policies or guidelines that specifically address type 1 diabetes in the school setting. They are:
In a 2016 report called Are We Doing Enough?, the Canadian Paediatric Society rates each province and territory on policy related to the management of type 1 diabetes in school.
Last updated: October 2017