Education in the Austerity Age

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty used YouTube last week to tell Ontario's teachers that they are doing great work, but it is time for them to take a two-year wage freeze and lose their ability to bank up to 200 sick days. Is Ontario headed towards another chapter of educational labour strife?

Austerity and Ontario's Teachers

Dalton McGuinty calls himself the education premier, yet he's asking Ontario teachers to take a wage freeze. Are the years of labour peace under the Dalton McGuinty Liberals about to vanish?

Board Chair, Patients Canada
Fmr. Trustee, Toronto Board of Education
Executive Director, Society for Quality Education
Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa
Queen's Park Columnist, Toronto Star