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May 27, 2015 |
The sweeping back-to-work legislation imposed by the government on secondary school teachers in Ontario region is a blatant infringement of teachers' constitutionally protected right to strike.
May 11, 2015 |
In their rush to manage new expectations put on our schools, school boards have opted for convenient, expedient solutions rather than ones that put students first or that respect their teachers.

Stand with elementary and secondary teachers in Ontario

The members of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), teachers and occasional teachers, will be taking province-wide strike action as of Monday, May 11, 2015. Right now, in Ontario Durham public secondary school teachers have been on strike.


As of today, May 7th, the secondary school teachers in Durham region, Peel region and the Rainbow District School Board in Sudbury are on strike.  Durham region secondary teachers go back into negotiations on May 8th, Friday.


February 25, 2015 |
Ontario's updated curriculum will lay strong foundations to help students understand and navigate the challenges and issues of the 21st century.
November 21, 2014 |
A government study on teacher workload and professionalism identifies stressors that need to be addressed.
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Ontario teachers divided on resuming extra-curricular duties

Teachers rally outside the Ontario Liberal convention. (Photo: hdurnin / flickr)

The union representing education workers in Ontario elementary schools said yesterday that despite "respectful and positive" talks with the government under newly-minted Premier Kathleen Wynne, it has no intention just yet of telling its members to end their boycott of extra-curricular activities.

 Since September, elementary school teachers have been protesting the government's passage of Bill 115 by declining to lead student clubs, sports teams or other extra-curricular activities.



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Rally at Allan Gardens. Photo: LexnGer/Flickr
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