Unions protest education cuts

Union members protested the provincial government’s cuts to education in front of local MPP Steve Clark’s office this week. Hoisting signs proclaiming that “class size matters” and “cuts hurt children,” the 50 protesters from five education unions peacefully paraded in front of Clark’s Brockville constituency office on Tuesday. They are upset at the Ford government’s […]

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What *Exactly* is Happening To Ontario’s Education System?

More than 100,000 students participated in a province-wide walkout on April 4, and on April 6, around 10,000 teachers, students and parents showed up to protest at Queen’s Park. They were all rallying against Premier Doug Ford and Education Minister Lisa Thompson’s proposed cuts to education—especially an increase in class sizes and a decrease in the number of teachers. What exactly […]

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