Unions eye compromise but teachers’ strike to go ahead

Secondary teacher unions have begun initial discussions on a possible compromise on junior cycle reform but have resolved to put the talks on hold until after tomorrow’s strike. The ASTI and the TUI, which together represent 27,000 second-level teachers, have had initial talks between themselves about allowing a school-based assessment similar to that currently used in … Read more

NDP schools PCs in Oshawa

June 13,2014 By Lindsey Cole and Geoff Zochodne/The Oshawa ExpressAfter nearly two decades of Progressive Conservative domination, Oshawa’s provincial riding has swung back to the orange of the NDP.