Ontario teachers’ strikes: A timeline of key events and actions taken so far

All four Ontario teachers’ unions are currently engaging in some form of job action in protest of government changes to education funding in the province. Work-to-rule, rotating strikes, and province-wide walkouts have been courses of action taken by the unions…

Ontario public health restructuring should be negotiated, not forced: Report

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 21, 2020 12:37 pm Updated January 21, 2020 12:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Public health officials in Peterborough say any…

Lecce explains rationale behind province’s child care funding

Last week, the Ford government says it will give parents between $25 and $60 per day as compensation for the strike. Speaking to reporters Monday, Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce said he views the proposal as fair, and a way…

Lecce: It’s ‘high-time’ for teachers to consider a mediated settlement

Elementary school teachers hit the picket lines in the Toronto and Ottawa regions today as their union kicked off a week of rotating one-day strikes, shutting down schools in three boards. Speaking to reporters Monday, Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce…

Ontario Education Minister says teacher strikes hurt kids

Elementary school teachers hit the picket lines in the Toronto and Ottawa regions today as their union kicked off a week of rotating one-day strikes, shutting down schools in three boards. Speaking to reporters Monday, Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce…