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Mandatory pre-prom breathalyzer for some Toronto students
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Students at Northern Secondary School in Toronto won't be able to attend their prom unless they take -- and pass -- a breathalyzer test on entrance.  The move is the school principal's idea.

Student council contacted the Canadian Civil Liberties Association for support in protest.  The CCLA has since written to the school, condemning the test an "invasion of individual privacy and dignity" and "unconstitutional".

Acknowledging the school has received the letter, Northern is going ahead with the plan anyway, with the support of the Toronto District School Board.  School officials say students can refuse to take the breathalyzer, but they won't be allowed into prom if they do.

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  1. Angry Bill posted on 05/14/2014 09:25 AM
    Looking at that picture, and the topic, all sorts of easy lines come to mind. I'm biting my tongue on this one.
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Students at Northern Secondary School in Toronto won't be able to attend their prom unless they take -- and pass -- a breathalyzer test on entrance.  The move is the school principal's idea.

Student council contacted the Canadian Civil Liberties Association for support in protest.  The CCLA has since written to the school, condemning the test an "invasion of individual privacy and dignity" and "unconstitutional".

Acknowledging the school has received the letter, Northern is going ahead with the plan anyway, with the support of the Toronto District School Board.  School officials say students can refuse to take the breathalyzer, but they won't be allowed into prom if they do.

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  1. Angry Bill posted on 05/14/2014 09:25 AM
    Looking at that picture, and the topic, all sorts of easy lines come to mind. I'm biting my tongue on this one.
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