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Please read the article by Graeme Frisque sourced from Brampton Guardian about fines being given to Brampton residents for their OECTA KnowMore lawn signs

https://www.bramptonguardian.com/news-story/9703023-bramptonians-could-face-bylaw-fines-for-i-support-publicly-funded-education-lawn-signs/

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 …