Elementary teachers take step toward being in legal strike position
Teachers in Ontario's public elementary schools are moving toward a legal strike position.
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario and the government met with a conciliator today amid tense contract talks.
The union says it is now requesting what is known as a no-board report, which can take a few days to be issued.
Seventeen days after that happens, teachers would be in a legal strike position.
Union president Sam Hammond says in the meantime, the parties are set to meet again next week, and he hopes the government will get serious.
ETFO members voted 98 per cent in favour of strike action last week.
Welland City council passed new rules stipulating garbage cans must be kept off front porches and moved to either a side or rear yard, or up against a building or fence, in an orderly fashion.
Brock Talks is hosting “How to Eat a Flamingo: What Ancient Rome Can Teach Us About Our Relationship with Food” Tonight at the St. Catharines Public Library @ 7pm. Matt talks to Associate Professor, Ancient Environment, Latin, Roman History at Brock University Katharine Von Stackelberg.
Irene Hogan, Author, Menopause Expert, Pharmacist at Carleton Heights Pharmasave, joins The One O'Clock Talk every Thursday to talk about women's health. To schedule an appointment with Irene go to Carlton heights pharmacy