12 p.m., Dec. 7)
board elementary teachers to hold one-day strike on Dec.
at area elementary school will join their colleagues from
across the province in walking off the job for a one day
strike on Friday, Aug. 18.
Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario has advised
the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board that a one-day
walk-out will take place across the district.
elementary schools will be closed to students, leaving
parents to find alternate care for their children.
will be no elementary school bus service on Wednesday,
however, secondary schools will be open as usual and secondary
students are expected to attend school. School bus transportation
for secondary students will continue as usual; delays
extended day programs (before and after school) will also
be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 19for one day. Community
use permits issued for elementary schools after 6 p.m.
will continue as per usual.
decision to walk off the job for one day follows closely
on the heels of a statement issued by Ontario Education
Minister Laurel Broten on Wednesday in which she said
the province would not stand in the way of one-day strikes
as long as 48 hours notice is given.
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