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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Teachers back on picket line

The bitterly cold winter weather didn’t stop local high school teachers and support staff from being back out on the picket lines at EDSS...

Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School Board were on the picket lines...

Elementary teachers prepare for first phase of work-to-rule

Grade school teachers are set to begin a work-to-rule campaign as early as next week as the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) steps...

View From Here – September 5, 2019

Parents revel in the start of another school year, but for how long remains to be seen.

View from here – June 27, 2019

With turnabout being fair play, Doug Ford ups the ante on his plans to reduce education costs, invoking an endless summer for some.

EDSS staff hold rally in Elmira

Fast becoming the norm in Elmira, secondary school teachers and staff were the latest to group to hold demonstrations outside the office of conservative...

EDSS students join in province-wide walkout to protest provincial cuts

Hundreds of students from Elmira District Secondary School staged a walkout of classrooms Thursday in protest of the Ford government’s cuts to education. Taking...

School’s out for more than students, as nine EDSS teachers retire

There will be 239 years of EDSS teaching experience leaving the building Friday, as nine staff members wrap up their careers and head into...
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New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at...

Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...