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Back To School Decision Made But Details Still To Come.

The Ontario Government has announced it’s plan that all publicly funded schools in the province will reopen this fall for a full-time return of students to the classroom. There will be enhanced cleaning and health and safety protocols. Parents will

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School Reopening Information June 22nd 2020

The uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation has resulted in an open ended plan being announced by Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Education Stephen Lecce when it comes to the reopening of schools in the fall. The current plan

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School Strikes To Go Ahead Today

The Ontario Provincial Government made an announcement this week that it was willing to bend on some of the key issues that had been discussed in the months of Teacher strikes, which have shut down schools in all parts of

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More Job Action, Including Strikes, Coming Next Week As ETFO Strikes Today.

As the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has a Province wide Full Withdrawal of Services today, there have been announcements of further job action for next week. While the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has not yet announced

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School Strike Schedule For The Week Of February 3 – 7

Negotiations between the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (@ETFO) and the Province, as well as the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (@OECTA), the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (@OSSTF) and the Province failed to produce any results and the following

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Latest On School Strikes For Brantford And Brant County

With negotiations resumed between the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Province, as well as the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) and the Province there could be updates to the following information before the end of the

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More School Strikes To Impact Grand Erie

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has entered week two of rotating strikes, having sent the five-day required strike notice for every day of this week and advanced notice of strikes for week three. This comes as all four

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Another Single-Day Work Action By OSSTF Set For Wednesday, Dec 11th

It will have been one week since a school shut down occurred when the next strike takes place, if things proceed as scheduled. Two months ago one was avoided when CUPE job action was threatened as the staff representatives and

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Single Day School Strike And What You Need To Know, Wed, Dec 4th 2019

It was a little less than two months ago that a school shut down was avoided when CUPE job action was threatened as the staff representatives and the Province finally settled their contract dispute with hours left in the negotiations.

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BCI Ready To Host This Year’s National Theatre School Festival Provincial Showcase

Photo (from Grand Erie Communications): Anna Bowald (Left) and Mckinnley Hoskins (right) prepare for this year’s National Theatre School Festival at BCI.

While Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School may not have a production in the provincial showcase at the National Theatre School Festival this year (last year’s And She Split the Sky in Two advanced to the finals –  the best showing for

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