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Fighting school closures

Fighting school closures Across the province, communities face pressure from the provincial government to close schools, despite mounting evidence that to do so is a mistake. It’s time to put the brakes on school closures. Recent News View all media Why are schools central to our communities? Schools are the heart of our communities. Closing…

Child Care in Ontario

The changing child care landscape in Ontario The Ontario child care sector has been facing some dramatic changes including a new funding formula that could affect child care wage grants, new legislation, the introduction of full-day kindergarten, a wage enhancement for Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) and closures of several municipal child care centres. This is…

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WTF? Where’s the Funding?

Welcome to WTF—the site that asks the same question you’re asking… Where’s The Funding for Ontario’s Universities? Where’s the Transparency? Every year, Ontario’s Universities receive hundreds of millions of dollars in public funds, but aren’t required to disclose how or where those dollars are spent!   Where’s the Priorities? While class sizes continue to grow,…

Stand up for Fairness

Stand Up for Fairness Parental Leave We have a lot to thank unions for including Parental Leave.  Unions helped to create a better work life/family life balance by winning the right for parents to take paid time off to raise children. Now, all workers who are pregnant, have recently given birth, are adopting a child,…

SAMS isn’t working

How do you fix a lemon? The results of the latest SAMS survey (April 2016) spoke loud and clear: 97% of you reported that SAMS’ design means you have less time for face-to-face case-planning with clients; 96.7% believe that SAMS has had a negative impact on clients; and 80% don’t think that operating with SAMS…