Ontario Teachers Strike

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...

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...