Canada’s largest school district is banning the word ‘chief.’ The reason won’t come as a surprise.

What gives? The Toronto District School Board — the largest in Canada — is phasing out the word “chief” from senior staff job titles out of respect for indigenous people, the National Post reported. District spokesman Ryan Bird told the paper that the word “is used as a slur in some cases, or in a negative way to describe indigenous people.” What will replace ‘chief’? “Chief” will be replaced with terms like “manager” and “executive officer” within the school...

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