When schools close, you need to be prepared.
Teaching staff held demonstrations in front of their schools.
A possible strike is looming and these Ontario teachers are speaking out
The teachers’ unions aren’t big fans of Premier Doug Ford’s PC government.
Teachers won’t be replaced when they retire or quit.
"Kids are in a better position to safeguard their health and well-being when they know more and not less."
In no other avenue of work are employers allowed to discriminate on the basis of religion like this.
If someone gave you $80.5 million dollars, you'd probably feel pretty good about them. You may want to shout it from the rooftops that you think they're great -- and you may even be willing to pay a million dollars or two to shout it, especially if it meant the money would keep rolling in. In essence, that's what auditor general Bonnie Lysyk found was happening in Ontario with the Wynne government's secret payments to teachers' unions. The total amounts paid by the government to teachers union organizations is astounding: since 2000, $80.5 million in taxpayer money has been funneled to teachers' organizations.
Parent/teacher interviews will also not be held.
Parents have a right to know what's really at stake, the issues that could cause a further decline in the teaching profession's reputation and resources as political leaders attempt to pay off their debts through cuts to education. These negotiations are about the fact that teachers matter, and the way they're treated matters too.