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Queen’s Park rally draws in thousands College Strike

By: Matt Owczarz and Brett McGarry College faculty and supporters rallied at Queen’s Park as the college strike closes its third week. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), the union representing the college teachers, counsellors and librarians, and the College Employer Council (CEC) sat down at the bargaining table on the same day for

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Humber Strike: What a long-term strike means for students Features,Humber Strike,News

The continued college faculty strike in Ontario has a lot of people on edge, wondering just how long the work stoppage will truly last. There seems to be no end to the strike in sight, so what will happen to students if the strike is prolonged? That’s a question on a lot of people’s minds, but no clear answer has been given yet.

Humber Strike: IGNITE president to meet with Minister of Education on Thursday Features,Humber Strike,IGNITE

After penning an open letter to the provincial government, encouraging them to step in and get both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council back to the bargaining table, student presidents of eight Ontario colleges, including IGNITE President Maja Jocson, will meet with Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews at Queen’s Park on Thursday.