Global News at 5:30 Toronto: Dec. 5, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: Dec. 5, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto Police are calling a woman’s death “suspicious” after she was found dead in a Markham apartment. Dozens of guns are off the streets after a major gun seizure by Toronto police. And, after CUPE education workers ratified a deal with the Ford government, we look to what’s next with negotiations … Read more

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: November 24, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: November 24, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto The hockey community mourns Toronto Maple Leafs star Börje Salming, who died at the age of 71. CUPE education workers begin voting on whether they want to accept a deal with the provincial government. And, a team of students and researchers search for fragments of a meteor that flew over … Read more

CUPE tells education support workers in Ontario to accept tentative contract offer

CUPE tells education support workers in Ontario to accept tentative contract offer

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is now asking thousands of education support workers in Ontario to accept a tentative contract offer from the Ford government, contradicting earlier comments from a key member of the bargaining team. When the union agreed to accept a four-year contract offer from the Ford government on Nov. 20 — … Read more

Ontario education workers back at the bargaining table – CBC News

Ontario education workers back at the bargaining table – CBC News

Ontario education workers back at the bargaining table  CBC News CUPE will not accept Ford’s reported ‘improved offer’, union says  CityNews Toronto Letters to the editor: ‘Doug Ford seems to know the price of everything and the value of nothing.’ Education walkout ends, plus other letters to the editor for Nov. 9  The Globe and Mail Howard Levitt: … Read more

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: Nov. 4, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: Nov. 4, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto GO Transit bus drivers are going on strike, we’ve got the information commuters need to know. Day one of the walk-out by CUPE education workers, what’s next for students? And, meet the GTA man creating a booming business with barbecued beef ribs, we’ll show you how.

The Greater Toronto Area school boards that will be closed Friday amidst CUPE strike threat – Toronto

The Greater Toronto Area school boards that will be closed Friday amidst CUPE strike threat – Toronto

As unionized education workers and the Ford government career toward strike action on Friday, school boards are putting contingency plans in place. On Sunday, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) issued the province with a five-day notice of its plans to strike as contract negotiations stalled. The government responded the next day by tabling … Read more

Toronto District School Board set to close Friday as CUPE strike looms – Toronto

Toronto District School Board set to close Friday as CUPE strike looms – Toronto

Ontario’s largest school board will close its classrooms on Friday as education workers prepare for strike action. In a statement issued Monday evening, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) said it would close its doors on Friday. “The Board will have no option but to close all schools for in person learning for all students … Read more