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

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 “salary clawback,” say educators who feel the board is balancing the budget on their backs.

Trustees at the Toronto Catholic District School Board, which faces a $32-million deficit because of funding cuts by the Ford government, agreed to a parking fee as a way to generate revenue and save student resources and programs that were on the chopping block.

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