Ontario Teacher's Strike

— Carolyn Jack reports from Toronto that more than a hundred-thousand of Ontario's school teachers are on strike. The teachers are striking because the Canadian government plans to cut education spending. The teachers aren't receiving their salaries, now officials are considering fining them 700-dollars each day they're not in their classrooms.



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