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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... »

Toronto still not signed-off

Toronto still not signed-off

The deadline is fast approaching for the more than half of school boards in the province that have still not signed-off on a deal reached between the Liberal government and the union representing high school teachers earlier this year. Only eight of the more than 40 high school boards in the province have implemented the contracts so far.. School boards have until August 29 to commit to the new am... »

This sad week at the School Board

This sad week at the School Board

The shocking news about Trustee Atkinson reached CPE Saturday evening.  On Sunday the Globe and Mail reported that “Irene Atkinson, a blunt advocate for educational causes, was feted at a [Campaign for Public Education] party last December [11th]. It was the 40th anniversary of her first being elected as a Toronto District School Board trustee, a job she still holds today. “But now, Ms... »

Repeal Bill 115 THIS Friday

Repeal Bill 115 THIS Friday

This Friday at 4pm targeting Education Minister Laurel Broten’s Constituency Office 701 Evans Avenue Etobicoke.  Parents, teachers, 44oo education workers, students and community from across the city have been taking action at Friday after-school rallies since September. The weekly actions at the constituency offices of Liberal Cabinet Ministers and MPPs is to protect and enhance public educ... »

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... »

Teachers mourn Bill 115’s passing

Teachers mourn Bill 115’s passing

Several hundred teachers, many clad in black, attended a public school board meeting Tuesday night in unified protest against the Liberal government’s new education legislation. About 300 teachers, mostly local members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), filled the Peel District School Board’s meeting room beyond its seating capacity. The regular twice-monthly meeting to ... »

Teachers ponder 1 day strike – cbc

Teachers ponder 1 day strike – cbc

The passage Tuesday of anti-strike legislation in Ontario has some teachers considering cutting back on their extra-curricular work and donning black armbands in protest. The Liberal government’s Bill 115 will force new contracts on the majority of teachers and education workers in the province in an effort to help eliminate Ontario’s $15-billion deficit. The legislation includes impos... »

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... »

Rally Tuesday 28th 12 noon

Rally Tuesday 28th 12 noon

Rally in support of public education workers!  Tuesday, August 28  noon – 1:30pm   Queen’s Park   University Avenue / College Street (map)   Toronto             Join ETT, ETFO, OSSTF, CUPE, and other concerned community members to protest the government’s proposed anti-collective bargaining legislation. Please bring your friends and family, noisemake... »

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