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Is the budget for your child's school being cut? | Apr 8 2015 | Schools are facing cuts in most provinces, time to stand up for quality education
Degrees of separation: Canada's CEOs call for cuts to university enrolment | Apr 3 2015 | David Macdonald, Erika Shaker | Canada's CEOs say university enrolment should be cut by a third. We think that's rich. Let's raise corporate taxes by a third and reduce tuition fees for everyone.
Graphic by École de la Montagne Rouge
Fighting austerity in Quebec is tied to systems of colonialism | Apr 3 2015 | Stefan Christoff | Cracks in the facade of austerity are quickly spreading outward on the streets in Montréal. Thousands are actively joining a growing grassroots protest movement that is bold, broad and powerful.
GroundWire | March 31, 2015: CUPE 3903, Montreal protests | Mar 31 2015 | GroundWire Community Radio News | CUPE 3903 members speak out about why they've been on strike, Quebec students mobilize against austerity measures in Montreal and protest military research at McGill, and more!
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'Historic' agreement reached in York University strike | Mar 30 2015 | Ella Bedard | York University capitulates on major issues, hard-fought battle ends in Union victory.
CUPE 3902 and 3903 members march for better working, living and learning conditions | Mar 28 2015 | John Bonnar | Friday’s historic march from Glendon College of York University to Queen’s Park was organized entirely by the rank and file members of CUPE Locals 3902 and 3903.
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Accessing information to demilitarize McGill | Mar 28 2015 | Dan Kellar | A chat with Rachel from Demilitarize McGill focusing on the group's efforts to reveal weapons research contracts involving McGill profs.
Photo: OFL Communications
This week in labour: Conservative myth-busting and plenty of picket lines | Mar 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | Labour disputes are coming to a close but conservative policymakers keep us fighting.
B.C. government seeks to privatize and control teacher professional development | Mar 27 2015 | Tara Ehrcke | With newly introduced Bill 11, the B.C. government takes control of teacher professional development, further undermining the profession itself and the autonomy of teachers.
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Could U of T implement unilateral changes to course evaluations without consent? | Mar 26 2015 | Cristina D'Amico | Make no mistake: academic continuity can guarantee completion of the school year only by robbing students of meaningful learning experiences.
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Five reasons TAs and education workers rejected U of T's deal | Mar 25 2015 | Raluca Bejan | The University of Toronto claims the deal rejected by striking CUPE 3902 workers was "generous" -- but TAs are seeing this fight as a chance to shed light on the precarities of academic labour.
Quebec students launch anti-austerity, pro-environment 'social strike' and movement | Mar 25 2015 | Roger Annis | Police in Quebec City and Montreal attacked student protests on the evening of March 24. In Quebec City, 274 were arrested!74 people! See news of that further below.

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