Teachers Rally at Queen's Park to Protest New Bill
It's expected that Tuesday's Day of Action by Ontario teachers, will bring out hundreds to Queen's Park.
The rally is to protest a controversial bill that would freeze wages and cut teacher's benefits. It was introduced on Monday.
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario say the legislation is unnecessary and tramples on their constitutional rights. The bill would not only rein in compensation, but also give the government the power to ban strikes and lockouts. It will likely become law, as the Progressive Conservative have agreed to support the bill.
Three unions who oppose the province's demands say they'll take their fight to the Supreme Court if they have to. The teachers' federation has issued a call for teachers and school workers to join today's rally. It begins at noon.
(partial files from CP)