Ontario Teachers Strike

Ontario Is Cheating Our Children

Misha Abarbanel | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Misha Abarbanel

Our children are not being put first; they are being cheated. If we care about the public good, teachers must be respected and compensated fairly to attract the best and brightest. With the decimation of school board budgets, parents who can afford to do so may pull their kids out of the public system.

Ont. Liberals To Strike It

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals are axing a controversial law that has outraged public school teachers, just a few days before the party is set...

Ontario Teachers To Walk Off The Job?

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's beleaguered premier is promising to stop an "illegal strike" by thousands of public elementary teachers who plan to walk out Frida...

Bring Back Extracurriculars: McGuinty

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has personally asked two unions to restore extracurricular activities in public schools, after using a contr...

Ontario's Government Imposes Contracts On Teachers

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Students across Ontario face more uncertainty when they head back to class next week, after the province's cash-strapped Liberals outraged u...

Will Ontario Impose Contracts On Teachers?

CBC | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Politics

The deadline for Ontario teachers and their local school boards to come to agreements slipped by at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday without either side reaching...

TIME'S UP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The deadline for Ontario teachers to reach agreements with their local school boards passed at one minute before midnight.Education Minister...

Ontario Reaches Tentative Agreement With School Support Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's education minister says the province has reached a tentative agreement with the union that represents school support workers.Laure...

Ontario Teachers Vow To End Strikes, On One Condition

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Public elementary teachers offered Friday to end the rotating strikes they staged across Ontario this month to protest Bill 115 if the Liber...

Teacher Strikes Illegal After Dec. 31: Ontario Minister

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - School support workers are joining teachers in threatening to stage a one-day protest if the governing Liberals force a collective agreement...

Would-Be Ontario Liberal Leaders Met By Protesters

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Candidates vying to succeed Dalton McGuinty went to varying lengths Tuesday to distance themselves from some of the controversies that trigge...

Teachers' Union Targets More School Boards In Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The union representing public elementary teachers in Ontario has named its next targets for one-day strikes.The Elementary Teachers’ Feder...

Job Action Escalates

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty rebuked Ontario's public elementary school teachers for launching a wave of one-day walkouts Monday that will spread...

Ontario Teachers Widen Plans For Walkouts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2013 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: A one-day strike will take place Wednesday in the Hastings-Prince Edward District School Board and Lakehead District School Board, according t...

Teachers Strikes In Ontario Planned For Monday

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty says he won't block planned one-day strikes by Ontario public elementary teachers.The self-described "education prem...

Oh No You Don't, Says Minister

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals say they're ready to respond to the threat of province-wide strikes by elementary teachers, but won't say when ...

It's A New Deal For Some Ontario Teachers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The union representing Ontario's high school teachers has reached a tentative deal with a school board north of Toronto.The agreement betwee...

Ontario Teachers Told To Take Job Action

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Some Ontario high school teachers are expected to take job action within two weeks, from skipping staff meetings to forgoing standardized te...

McGuinty Gears Up For Legal Fight With Teachers

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The Liberal government is violating the collective bargaining rights of teachers and school support staff, four large unions charged Thursda...

Ontario Politicians Going Back To Work Early

CBC | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Politics

Ontario's governing Liberals are recalling the provincial legislature two weeks early in order to table legislation that would impose a new contract o...

Liberals Move To Block Ontario Teachers From Striking

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The governing Liberals raised the stakes in their battle with Ontario teachers Thursday by releasing details of threatened legislation that ...

Teachers Could Trigger Election In Ontario

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Attempts by Ontario's minority Liberal government to impose a wage freeze on teachers this summer could trigger a general election if it can...