Ontario Teachers Strike

Ontario PCs Want Government's Union Payments Investigated

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Politics

Education Minister Liz Sandals has defended the payments as being necessary because the transition to a new bargaining system made this round quite lengthy.

Ontario Education Minister Calls Union Payouts An 'Investment'

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada Politics

Liz Sandals has defended the payments to the unions representing secondary teachers.

Toronto District School Board Confirms No Fall Report Cards

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Parents

Parent/teacher interviews will also not be held.

Ontario Elementary Teachers Ready To Resume Contract Talks

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Politics

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario made the announcement shortly after Education Minister Liz Sandals called on it to return to the bargaining table.

Elementary Teachers: We Didn't Get The Same Offer As High School Teachers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Politics

EFTO president Sam Hammond says there's a "significant disparity" in how the two levels of schools are funded.

Ontario Elementary Teachers' Union Announces Extension Of Work-to-Rule

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 09.18.2015 | Canada Parents

If no deal is reached, new action will start on Monday.

Don't Worry Parents, School Is Definitely Back On Tuesday

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2015 | Canada Parents

The start of the school year won't be entirely problem-free.

Ontario Teachers' Union Reaches Tentative Deal With Province

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Politics

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation says a tentative contract agreement has been reached with the provincial government.

Wynne More Hopeful About New Contract With Teachers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Politics

Premier Kathleen Wynne says she's more optimistic now than she was a few weeks ago about having a normal return to school for students this fall.

Ontario Catholic Teachers Launch Website Ahead Of Possible Strike

CBC | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada

Ontario's English Catholic School Teachers' Association voted 94 per cent for a strike mandate in April and will be in legal strike position on Aug. 17.

Ontario Elementary Teachers Increase Work To Rule Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Public elementary school teachers in the province will ramp up job action Monday, after nine months without collective agreements.The Elemen...

Back-To-Work Legislation Passed For Ontario Teachers

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Politics

Both the governing Liberals and Progressive Conservatives supported the legislation, while the NDP opposed it.

Thousands Head Back To School

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - More than 70,000 high school students kept from class for weeks by teacher strikes in the Toronto-area regions of Durham and Peel and the Su...

Ontario To Force Striking Teachers Back To Work

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - It will be several days before 70,000 Ontario high school students can return to class after the New Democrats delayed Monday the passage of...

Wynne Willing To Order Teachers Back To Work

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's premier is raising the possibility of back-to-work legislation for striking teachers, as thousands of students have been out of sc...

Ontario School Boards Want Strikes Declared Unlawful

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Three Ontario school boards where high school teachers have been on strike for weeks, affecting more than 70,000 students, are asking for th...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Ontario Teachers' Work To Rule

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Parents

After months of unsuccessful negotiations with the province, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that it will begin a wo...

Ontario Teachers Stage Work-To-Rule

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's public elementary school teachers returned to the bargaining table Monday on the first day of a work-to-rule strike — only to wa...

Ontario Teachers Brace For Strike

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A looming provincewide teachers' strike and vocal opposition to a new sex-ed curriculum have thrown Ontario's education system into turmoil....

High-School Teachers To Strike In Toronto-Area Durham District

The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The union representing secondary school teachers in a school district east of Toronto says its members will be on strike on Monday after tal...

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...