University of Calgary students protest proposed tuition hikes

Dozens of students protested a proposed tuition hike inside and outside of a University of Calgary board of governors meeting early Friday morning. “We feel that the university should be advocating on our behalf,” says Lindsay Hracs, who is a…

University of Calgary students protest rising tuition costs

December 13 2019 2:53pm Graduate students at the University of Calgary protested rising tuition costs on Friday. Michael King reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Former Winnipeg sportscaster teaches healthy lifestyle with children’s book series

A one-time Winnipeg sportscaster has taken her extensive knowledge of the field and turned it into a series of educational children’s books. The Lucy Tries Sports series is the brainchild of author Lisa Bowes, who told 680 CJOB she was inspired…

Strike by some Ontario high school teachers planned for 3rd straight week

Global News has learned the union that represents Ontario high school teachers is planning on taking further job action next week. The news comes after two straight weeks of Wednesday walkouts by high school teachers in the province. The Ontario…

University of Regina’s 7th president resigns to pursue new opportunity

The president and vice-chancellor of the University of Regina, Vianne Timmons, is resigning to pursue new opportunities. The announcement was made Thursday by the university’s board of governors. Timmons is moving on to become the president and vice-chancellor of Memorial…

President of Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association says goverment’s actions throw bargaining ‘into chaos’

Liz Stuart, president of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association claimed on Thursday that the Ford government has thrown bargaining “into chaos” with the introduction of Bill 124 and other actions, like public statements and policy announcements.

Ontario’s 4 major teachers’ unions to make announcement on joint action

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 12, 2019 6:11 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Ontario’s four major teachers’ unions will hold a joint news conference this morning…