On May 25, Toronto education workers gear up to help save cherished language and heritage programs from Ford government’s cuts

TORONTO, ON –The Ford government’s education cuts are threatening some of the most highly regarded programs for students from multicultural and Black communities and Toronto education workers are gearing up for the fight to save them. Members of Local 4400 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will be out in force tomorrow (Saturday)…

Toronto education workers call on TDSB trustees to protect services for students from Ford government’s cuts

TORONTO, ON – As the expected impacts of Toronto District School Board’s (TDSB’s) proposed 2019-20 operating budget become devastatingly clear, education workers are urging the school board’s trustees to take a stand against making cuts that will hurt the city’s children, families and communities. The cuts proposed by TDSB in the budget released last week…

New poll shows stronghold’s believe ford cuts are wrong

TORONTO, ON – As the expected impacts of Toronto District School Board’s (TDSB’s) proposed 2019-20 operating budget become devastatingly clear, education workers are urging the school board’s trustees to take a stand against making cuts that will hurt the city’s children, families and communities. The cuts proposed by TDSB in the budget released last week…

Doug Ford’s fixation on Toronto politics will result in transit bedlam for the city

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario government’s Getting Ontario Moving Act, which gives the province ownership over future transit expansion in Toronto, is an irresponsible move that won’t deliver the transit system that Toronto needs, according to the president of Local 2 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), which represents over 650 signals, electrical…