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Ontario teachers should shoulder greater share of strike pain

The province's base education budget is scheduled to increase by 2.5 per cent this year.


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Union leaders want smaller classes, yet the evidence does not support their claims

Ontario union leaders say proposed increases to the number of students per teacher will hurt the quality of education in the province.


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Like most striking workers, BC teachers tend to believe they are underpaid and overworked. And like most employers today, the BC government is facing tough economic times and can’t afford to be generous with its workers.

It’s a classic labour relations standoff that stems from attitudes deeply imbedded in human nature and driving the almost universal belief that one’s work is not valued properly.