On Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 10:00am, we are walking out from our school. We are not walking out on our teachers, we are walking out to support out teachers.
I’ve been watching reality TV this week (yes I really was) on CNSC TV (not SCTV, but not dissimilar in some ways), the web channel of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).
On Monday, Ontario teachers will start rolling walkouts across the province against the draconian Bill 115, the "Putting Students First Act."
Invest in the poor -- it pays off. Call it the trickle-up theory. We've tried the trickle-down theory for 25 years, but food banks and church basements are only getting fuller.
Residents of Melancthon Township are breathing a sigh of relief as years of activism have paid off.
The November 17 conference, "The Tar Sands Come to Ontario: No Line 9," was a big success. Three hundred people jammed into a lecture theatre at the University of Toronto for the plenary session.
A day-long grassroots conference in Toronto will discuss plans by Enbridge to pipe dangerous tar sands crude from Sarnia to Montreal through Line 9.
Dalton McGuinty made a surprise resignation announcement yesterday. (Photo: BC Gov Photos / flickr)
In Ontario, public sector workers are about to have their collective bargaining rights severely curtailed for six years, or longer.
Bramalea Secondary School staged a protest against Bill 115, the Putting Students First Act, that freezes teachers' wages for two years and prevents them from striking.