Elections

VOTE TO DEFEAT HUDAK

VOTE TO DEFEAT HUDAK

Vote to protect public education in Toronto. Bring your neighbours, friends and relations. Bring out the vote. Join the campaign for quality public education across Ontario. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Ontario race remains tight with just a day to go http://www.threehundredeight.com/ It is coming down to the wire in one of the closest elections this site has covered. The latest polls added to the model... »

ESSENTIAL UPGRADE FOR EDUCATION IN TORONTO

ESSENTIAL UPGRADE FOR EDUCATION IN TORONTO

GIVE ALL OUR STUDENTS WHAT THEY NEED TO SUCCEED Following the 1998 amalgamation of school boards, Trustees lost the ability to determine local needs and to tax in order to fund them. Prior to that year Toronto’s seven school boards did NOT have constant year over year financial crises. However, when the province took over complete control of funding, the serious and serial problems began.  Right n... »

Education workers, students, teachers, community swarm Queens Park

Education workers, students, teachers, community swarm Queens Park

CPE joined members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario gathered at Queen’s Park Tuesday August 28th to denounce legislation which will strip charter rights and Ontario labour law of the right to collective bargaining. Union members took to the stage to voice their concerns over the g... »

Posturing for votes?

Posturing for votes?

“Liberal rush to rule out free collective bargaining doesn’t add up “   -Tuesday, August 21, 2012 7:09 am  Defending Public Healthcare  blog The Ontario Liberal government has largely justified its rush to prevent free collective bargaining in the education sector by claiming that without such legislation junior teachers will get their normal increment steps on the wage grid... »

..News release _ Monday, February 20th TORONTO  February 20, 2012  –   Seasoned community activist and leading by-election candidate for school trustee in Ward 17, Mary Hynes, plans to spend Family Day nearby her school talking to fellow parents. “Our schools are the custodians of our kids.  With all this economic turmoil, surely now is the time to protect them!,” said Hynes from her home in... »

drop flyers; ensure new trustees!

drop flyers; ensure new trustees!

Join Mary Hynes in Ward 17    &   Sam Sotiropoulos Ward 20  today!. Contact the candidates for details about morning, after school and weekend literature drops. Our future is now in the hands of Don Valley-East and Scarborough-Agincourt voters. Profile:  Mary T. Hynes – Trustee for Ward 17″ “Our children deserve a school, a community and a city that values them, their familie... »

Hynes stands up to Ford; now stands for by- election

Hynes stands up to Ford; now stands for by- election

left:  Don Valley East candidate in Feb 27th by-election. below Toronto Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti is out to get ‘repeat deputers’ like Mary T. Hynes  Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti signals how Mayor Rob Ford would like council to vote on a motion.  Mary T. Hynes, Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti has his sights on you. You are on his list of “repeat deputers.” That rhymes with “repeat polluters,”... »

Feb 27 vote

Feb 27 vote

With a February 27th by-election campaign in its sights a city-wide assembly of public education groups reports that it is “overwhelmed” to see that a total of 30 candidates have registered to run for the position of school trustee in the two adjacent public school board wards of Scarborough-Agincourt  and Don Valley East. Campaign for Public Education spokesperson, Stephen Seaborn from the Maywor... »

new faces on education dossier

new faces on education dossier

. The dust has long since settled in the Ontario election. …On the positive side, the Tories were not elected so the worst possible scenario was avoided. We will not likely be dragged down by a “Mike Harris” cutbacks agenda, have the labour arbitration system of Ontario rigged, or be sucker punched by privatization schemes. On the negative side, the McGuinty Liberals will believe they have a... »

candidate meetings.

candidate meetings.

In advance of two school trustee by-elections Feb 27, 2012* Campaign for Public Education will be meeting with interested candidates December  7th & 14th.   Registered candidates should contact: news (at) campaignforpubliceducation.ca to secure a time-slot during these 2 days. * TDSB wards 17 (Don Valley East) & 20 (Scarborough-Agincourt). »

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