Picketers marched to Queen’s Park Wednesday March 4, 2015 to drum up support for their labour dispute with York and the University of Toronto. But as Observer Television News’ Veronica Agudelo reports, some students worry the strike will cost them their semester.
Both the TCDSB and its public counterpart, the TDSB, have found themselves in deficits. The main concern for both boards is that the cuts will come at a cost for students, but TCDSB trustees say that they’re trying to keep the changes as distant from the students as possible.
On a cold Wednesday morning, students marched along Sentinel Road, just a few blocks from York University’s Keele campus, which as of today remains on strike.
For her part, Wynne said, “We are at a moment where there are more people paying attention and so we have to seize that moment and make some gains.”
Several Toronto schools have been forced to close today due to power outages after the GTA was hit with bad weather.
Canada will be following the footsteps of a successful program in the U.K. to launch its first scholarship for aspiring culinary talent.
Picket lines are up and teaching assistants are on strike at all three University of Toronto campuses. On Thursday, a tentative agreement was unanimously approved by CUPE Local 3902 Unit One bargaining team, but the 1,000 Unit One members who attended a meeting Friday voted against it. CUPE Local 3902 represents approximately 6,000 teaching assistants, lab […]
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