Class action lawsuit filed on behalf of students
A proposed class action lawsuit over Ontario's ongoing college strike has been launched on behalf of students affected by the labour dispute.
The legal action comes as striking faculty who've been off the job for about a month began to vote today on a contract offer.
Some 12,000 Ontario college professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians haven't been at work since Oct. 15, leaving hundreds of thousands of students out of class.
Law firm Charney Lawyers filed the proposed class action against the province's 24 colleges today, saying 14 students have come forward to potentially stand as representative plaintiffs.
The notice of action alleges the colleges breached contracts with students by failing to provide vocational training and a full term of classes.
It seeks full refunds for students who choose not to continue with their programs and refunds ``equivalent to the value of the lost instruction'' for students who do want to continue.
Akil Thomas, Andrew Bruder and Justin MacPherson were all listed Monday by NHL Central Scouting in their final draft rankings. Among North American skaters for the June NHL draft in Dallas, Thomas was number 15, with Bruder at 114 and MacPherson ranked 201st.
The IceDogs successful 2017-2018 season came to an end in Hamilton in a 4-2 road loss Thursday night. Team Captain and 5 year Niagara forward Johnny Corneil scored the goal that started a late IceDogs comeback in the third.
The IceDogs had their way with visiting Hamilton for 40 minutes Wednesday night but couldn't hold a one goal lead, falling 4-2 in game four on home ice. It was Hamilton's first regulation win against the IceDogs in 10 tries this season.