Ontario Teachers Union

Ontario Education Minister: Payout To Teachers' Union 'Not Unusual'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Politics

The Globe and Mail is reporting that the government agreed to the payout to the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation to compensate the union for the cost of negotiations.

Ontario Teachers Reach Tentative Agreement

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The union representing Ontario's public high school teachers has reached a tentative agreement with the province.Education Minister Liz Sand...

United OntarioTeachers Stand, Divided They Offer Extra-Curriculars

Malkin Dare | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Malkin Dare

Ontarian parents who favour one unified school system would be wise to take a look at the education scene in B.C., where some say the teachers' union is more powerful than God. If we didn't have three teachers' unions in Ontario, it is likely that no students would be enjoying extra-curricular activities today.

You Can Only Trust the Teachers' Union if You're a Teacher

Malkin Dare | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Malkin Dare

The teachers' union is in business to advocate on behalf of their members. As a result, the teachers' union positions on all sorts of issues are predetermined. The teachers' union is still trying to get more money for its members. Business is as usual.

Teachers: The Classroom Is Not Your Pulpit

Danielle S. McLaughlin | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Politics
Danielle S. McLaughlin

There is nothing to prevent teachers from having strong political beliefs or views or from joining political parties. We should, however expect that teachers understand that if they are using the classroom as a pulpit, they are contravening one of the purposes of education.

The Ontario Teacher's Union Is Holding Students Hostage

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

Ontario high school students are being disproportionately affected by the conflict between the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) and the provincial government. What is most worrying about the conflict between the Ontario teacher's union and the government is the way in which students are being used as pawns by the OSSTF to advance and promote a political message. Students' anger over the loss of extracurricular activities should not be directed towards the government.

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...

Teachers' Sick Days Costing Ontario Nearly $2 Billion

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario can no longer afford to allow teachers to bank sick days and get a large payout on retirement and also needs to freeze their wages f...