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Ontario reaches tentative deal with Catholic teachers, ensuring no strikes

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the province has reached a tentative contract deal with the province’s Catholic teachers. He says it means no province-wide job action or strikes for the next three years. Officials say the structure of the tentative deal for the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association is …

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Dozens more U.S., U.K. strikes target ‘deeply buried’ Houthi targets – National

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The United States and United Kingdom have launched “proportionate and necessary strikes” against 36 Houthi targets across 13 locations in Yemen, according to a joint military statement issued through the Canadian Forces on Monday. The joint statement says these strikes were done …

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Vladi Guerrero, son of HOF slugger and half-brother of Blue Jays star, strikes deal with Mets – Toronto

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 16, 2024 11:00 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size NEW YORK (AP) — Another member of the Guerrero family is headed to pro ball. Vladi Miguel Guerrero, an outfielder/infielder who is a son of Hall of Fame slugger Vladimir Guerrero …

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Canadian military base workers strike over wages, job security

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 15, 2024 7:27 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Nearly 500 civilian workers on Canadian military bases in Ontario and Quebec began a strike Monday over wages and job security. The Public Service Alliance of Canada and the Union of …

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Quebec teachers hopeful but weary as students return to school after strikes

Montreal high school art teacher Marion Miller says she’s looking forward to welcoming her students back to class on Tuesday for the first time since her union went on unlimited strike Nov. 23. “I think a lot of my colleagues are very relieved and happy that we’re finally going back …

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Dump truck with bin up strikes Highway 407 bridge over Highway 404 – Toronto

The Ontario Provincial Police say a dump truck with its bin raised travelling on Highway 404 struck a bridge overpass of Highway 407 early Friday. OPP said the dump truck was travelling south on Highway 404 when it collided with the westbound lanes of Highway 407 above. The collision happened …

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Toronto high school teacher bargaining team doesn’t support deal to avoid strikes

The largest local bargaining unit of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation has told members it opposes a tentative agreement between the provincial union and the government that would avoid the possibility of strikes. The OSSTF reached a deal last month with the province that would see the parties keep …

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‘Summer of strikes’ raises profile of this year’s Labour Day for Manitobans – Winnipeg

Each year, Labour Day weekend in Manitoba marks the end of the summer holidays and the beginning of a new season and changes in school and work. Yet, some say the September holiday this year is more important than it’s ever been. Janis Thiessen, a history professor at the University …

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Filming Christmas in July? How Hollywood strikes hit holiday movie-making here – National

It’s a classic holiday film tale: small towns, snowflakes and star-crossed lovers. But this year’s queue of beloved holiday movies may be considerably smaller due to the worldwide shut-down of productions caused by current Hollywood writers’ and actors’ strikes. Glitch SPFX is an Ottawa-based special effects company responsible for simulating …

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Canadian cinemas preparing for fallout of Hollywood strikes  – National

Canadian movie theatre owners say they’re nervously watching for developments in dual Hollywood strikes and plan to show more classics, cult favourites and live events if the labour disruptions stretch on. The owners are expecting striking stars represented by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and …

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