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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... »

Act now to save community pools

Act now to save community pools

Toronto is looking at eliminating programming at 12 school-based community centres: Bloordale, Brown, Earl Beatty, Fairmount Park/Bowmore, Hillcrest, James S. Bell, John English, John G. Althouse, Keele, McNicoll, The Elms and Thistletown.  (the Star) Clearly, if this passes, there is NO commitment from the City to relocate or accommodate cancelled programming.  One group of concerned parents (Ear... »

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). »

“This is the price of democracy!” -trustees

“This is the price of democracy!” -trustees

Canada’s largest school board has made it’s decision on how to replace two school trustees.   Both Michael Coteau (Don Valley East) and Soo Wong (Scarborough Agincourt) were last month elected to Queen’s Park.  After much an extended debate on upholding democracy, the heavy cost and possible budget locations trustees, in a vote of 13 to 7,  resolved on November 16th to ask the city to hold b... »

This school year marks the 10th anniversary of CPE!

This school year marks the 10th anniversary of CPE!

  Give Students What They Need to Succed: the birth of Campaign for Public Education In October of 2001 Toronto Parents Network, the Toronto Federation of Chinese Parents and the Parent Community Network, Toronto education workers (CUPE) and teachers federations adopted the name of Campaign for Public Education in a united fight against the Harris / Eves education funding cutbacks.  The strug... »

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