Elementary teachers to strike in Durham, Lambton Kent and Algoma on Thursday

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 25, 2020 11:30 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario says it will bring its strikes to…

Ontario invests nearly $1M in London training programs to tackle shortage in skilled trades

The Ontario government is responding to labour shortages in the skilled trades by providing support for pre-apprenticeship projects in London. The projects will prepare more than 100 individuals for jobs and careers. The province announced Friday it’s investing in four…

Toronto university no longer recognizing student union after fiscal allegations

By Staff Global News Posted January 24, 2020 4:30 pm Updated January 24, 2020 4:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Ryerson University is no longer recognizing the Ryerson…

STF considers next move after conciliation talks fail with government

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) is considering its next steps after conciliation talks for a new contract failed. Related News STF president Patrick Maze said no progress was made during the four days spent in conciliation between the Teachers’ Bargaining…

Ford says his patience with Ontario teachers’ unions will only last for so long

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2020 10:38 am Updated January 24, 2020 10:58 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Premier Doug Ford says “there is…

5th rotating elementary teacher strikes hit Bluewater, Ontario North East boards

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2020 6:14 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Elementary teachers are on strike today at schools in the Bluewater and Ontario…

‘Absolutely devastating’: Alberta parents concerned about education support funding review

In a season of heavy fiscal restraint and cuts to many programs in the province, the Alberta government is turning its attention to Program Unit Funding — or PUF. PUF currently offers school-based therapy programs and multidisciplinary supports for students…

New home of MBA program puts UNB students closer to Saint John business community

The University of New Brunswick’s MBA program showed off its new digs in uptown Saint John today. The university took over part of UNBSJ’s Grand Hall, overlooking King’s Square, with designs to become bigger and more visible to the business…