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Suggestions for coping with teachers’ strikes

Editorial note: With the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO)’s moving into Phase 6 Strike Action yesterday (Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020), and today being the second consecutive snow day this week, we thought today would be a great day to launch our 2020 Community Editorial Board, as one of the

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One-day strike to impact local elementary, secondary schools Thursday

A number of local elementary and secondary students will not have classes on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 due to one-day strike action on the part of teachers’ unions. Secondary school students in Kingston and the area will not have school on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 as the Ontario Secondary School

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ETFO announces further strike action impacting LDSB schools

As parents and students in the local public school board prepare for two days without school this week, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario has announced its plan for further strike action next week. Students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 in the Limestone District School Board will not have classes

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OECTA announces province-wide walkout next week

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced it is planning a second one-day, province-wide walkout on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. The OECTA announced the plan on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, and indicated that teachers in publicly-funded Catholic District School Boards across Ontario will not be reporting to work

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EFTO one-day strike scheduled for Limestone District School Board

As the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (EFTO) moves into week two of rotating strikes, the union has issued the required five-day notice in advance of a one-day strike at the Limestone District School Board (LDSB). The one-day strike will take place on Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020, and will also

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Catholic teachers to take province-wide strike action on January 21

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that all of its members will be engaging in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21. This means teachers in publicly funded Catholic district school boards across Ontario will not be reporting to work or performing any of

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ETFO, OECTA set to take job action Monday unless agreements reached

Elementary schools within the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and all schools within the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) will see job action next week unless agreements are reached before then. The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has announced it will begin phase three of its

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