$27m in staff cuts on the table tonight

Those not in the house (5050 Yonge St) might like to follow the recast motion via live streaming;  just click here:  tdsb.on.ca Now 3 hours from where they started at 7:30pm, the school board [...]

Globe disses TDSB

The TDSB is “dysfunctional” and in the midst of a “governance crisis”.  So says Canada’s generally centre-right but influential Globe & Mail.  The paper calls [...]

“sour” trustees?

It has been a thoroughly rotten week for the Toronto District School Board. Its much-admired education director, Chris Spence, has been caught plagiarizing. Its fiscal management is under [...]

Where’s Dalton?

Jan. 04 2013,  11:20 AM EST  Dalton McGuinty has been Premier of Ontario for long enough, has put his family through enough sacrifice, that it’s normally hard to begrudge him a day off.  But on [...]

1,300 students sign up for walkout

Ontario teachers mistreated, organizer claims More than 1,300 high school students in the local public board are indicating they’ll walk out of classes Wednesday to protest how their teachers are [...]

Court challenge

Fred Hahn, president of CUPE Ontario, announced Andrew Lokan, from the law firm Paliare Roland, has been retained to begin legal proceedings challenging Bill 115’s constitutionality. Brampton [...]

a Crass Game…

MEDIA RELEASE McGuinty’s Anti-Union Posturing is Simply a Crass Game of Politics that Will Cost Him a Majority   (Toronto, ON) — Stealing a page out of Tim Hudak’s failed “Change [...]