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HUDAK’S PLAN WILL MAKE LIFE HARDER FOR STUDENTS

HUDAK’S PLAN WILL MAKE LIFE HARDER FOR STUDENTS

The Conservative government is planning to slash 10,000 jobs in education, increase class sizes, halt the implementation of full day kindergarten and end tuition grants for post-secondary students. This isn’t fair to students! Vote wisely on June 12! »

HUDAK’S PLAN WILL MAKE LIFE HARDER FOR FAMILIES

HUDAK’S PLAN WILL MAKE LIFE HARDER FOR FAMILIES

The Conservative government is planning to reduce the wages and benefits of hard-working Ontarians in addition to slashing 100,000 jobs in the public sector. Families will struggle. Vote wisely on June 12! »

HUDAK’S PLAN WILL MAKE LIFE HARDER FOR SENIORS

HUDAK’S PLAN WILL MAKE LIFE HARDER FOR SENIORS

The Conservative government is promising to reduce pensions. What will this leave our seniors with? Vote wisely on June 12! »

How did my Trustee vote on that, anyway?!!

How did my Trustee vote on that, anyway?!!

Check out current voting records of your school trustee at the TDSB… here !! »

Those who can, teach; those who can’t ridicule

Those who can, teach; those who can’t ridicule

. Who you callin’ a teacher? Why we love ’em in theory and loathe them in practice Of course Justin Trudeau’s experience as a teacher isn’t going to help him run a government. What could he possibly have learned overseeing a group of squabbling, self-absorbed kids who can’t see past their own interests that might help him in Ottawa? “Lack of experience” is the charge levelled at Mr. Trudeau in the... »

“A Trojan horse for school closings” says Globe report

“A Trojan horse for school closings” says Globe report

In Saturday’s Globe and Mail Kate Hammer reports that TDSB’s “K-12 Strategy” consultations are essentially “a Trojan horse for school closings” . Here is her report: As a father of two young children, there are a lot of things Corby Fine would change about Toronto’s public schools. He thinks that technology is too important to allow some schools to have tablets ... »

Democracy postponed: Rally Wed 530pm Queens Park

Democracy postponed: Rally Wed 530pm Queens Park

Wedding postponed…but so is our democracy!    In place of a wedding, guests are invited to attend a rally this Wednesday, October 17th 2012 at 5:30pm at Queen’s Park against the shutting down of the legislature and the profoundly undemocratic manner in which austerity is being imposed on Ontarians. The corporate elite of Canada regrets to announce that the upcoming marriage of Dalton McGuint... »

wartime-style powers

wartime-style powers

The Ontario government is selling its new public restraint bill as a simple, two-year wage freeze. A close reading shows the proposed law is much, much broader.  Unveiled on Wednesday by Finance Minister Dwight Duncan, it would give the provincial cabinet wartime-style powers over public sector compensation for at least six years. If approved by the legislature, the Protecting Public Services bill... »

Rights funeral 7pm Queens Park

Rights funeral 7pm Queens Park

Devastated by a far-reaching anti-worker bill set to pass legislature early next week, education workers will convene a funeral for collective bargaining rights on the lawn of Queen’s Park, Monday September 10, at 7 pm. Workers and friends will reflect on our loss and ready ourselves for Tuesday morning Sept 11th when Liberal Bill 115 is expected to pass 3rd and final reading with support fr... »

Libs  “manufacturing crisis to win 2 by-elections”

Libs “manufacturing crisis to win 2 by-elections”

Three education unions say they will fight the Ontario Liberals’ proposed bill to impose a new contract on teachers if it passes. “If this bill is passed we’ll challenge this proposed legislation all the way to the Supreme Court,” said Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees in Ontario, which represents 55,000 school support workers, including school secretaries and custodia... »

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