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Please read the article sourced from Press Progress about Doug Ford’s perspective on accepting bigger class sizes and job losses

https://pressprogress.ca/doug-ford-wants-ontario-teachers-to-accept-bigger-classes-and-thousands-of-job-losses-critics-say/

Please read the article by Denise Balkissoon sourced from The Globe and Mail about Doug Ford’s classroom cellphone ban

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-doug-fords-classroom-cellphone-ban-is-a-good-idea-but-hypocritical/

Please read the article by Mattea Merta sourced from The Post Millennial about Doug Ford’s changes to the sex-ed curriculum

https://www.thepostmillennial.com/doug-fords-flip-flop-on-sex-ed-fails-ontario-families/

Please read the article by Desmond Brown sourced from CBC News about cellphone bans in school

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/cellphone-ban-ontario-classrooms-1.5346207

Please read the article by Kathleena Henricus sourced from The Catholic Register about concerns during the strike vote period.

https://www.catholicregister.org/ysn/ysn-news/item/30585-students-bracing-for-rough-ride-on-the-labour-front

Please read the article by Janis Ramsay sourced from Simcoe.com about Education Cuts

https://www.simcoe.com/news-story/9651895-barrie-teachers-plant-graves-for-provincial-cuts/

Labour Day picnic celebrates history and strength

The Barrie and District Labour Council (BDLC) held a free family picnic at Sunnidale Park in Barrie this afternoon. The BDLC is a group of volunteers affiliated with over 20 …

Catholic school teachers will soon have to pay for parking amid provincial funding cuts

Catholic high school and elementary teachers will soon have to pay for parking, as the school board grapples with a $32.8 million funding shortfall. The Toronto Catholic District School Board …

Catholic teachers want school board to put brakes on plan to make them pay to park

In what appears to be precedent-setting, Toronto’s Catholic board plans to charge teachers $10 a day for parking in the school lot — a “ridiculous” move that amounts to a …