A Continuing Lack of Accountability Should Worry the Ontario Liberals

Jonathan Kates It has recently come to light that the Ontario Liberal government, with Education Minister Liz Sandals at the helm, has betrayed the public’s trust by a) secretly distributing $2.5 million to three teachers’ unions during tense negotiations in the Summer of 2015 and b) not asking for the expense receipts. To truly understand…

School Boards and Collective Bargaining: Can a New Act Heal Old Wounds?

Deanna Veltri On November 2, Toronto-based nonprofit People for Education held its 17th Annual ‘Making Connections’ conference at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management. Parents, educators, students, and policymakers attended a variety of speeches, Q&A panels, and discussion sessions highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of education in Ontario. The past and future of…