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CBC.ca
Wynne's Liberals to try again for quick end to Ontario's longest college strikein class on Monday," Brown said in a statement. "It is the right thing to do f
CBC.ca / Posted 10 minutes ago
in class on Monday," Brown said in a statement. "It is the right thing to do for students." Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said she is disappointed the NDP aren't making students the top priority. NDP plan to force debate Should the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Minister vows re-think of bargaining process for collegesprocess that led to the work stoppage. "This process has failed. It's failed s
CBC.ca / Posted 3 hours ago
process that led to the work stoppage. "This process has failed. It's failed students, it's failed everybody," said Deb Matthews, speaking on CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning. "We need to take a look at what that process is. That is part of the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Back-to-work law?Gilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation during
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
Gilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation during the weekend. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said with unanimous consent the legislation could have been introduced and sped through first, second and third... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Province moves to end college faculty strikeGilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation over th
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
Gilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation over the weekend. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said with unanimous consent the legislation could have been introduced and sped through first, second and third... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Province moves to end college faculty strikeGilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation over th
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 hours ago
Gilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation over the weekend. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said with unanimous consent the legislation could have been introduced and sped through first, second and third... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Province moves to end college faculty strikeGilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation over th
Welland Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
Gilles Bisson said the government has the tools to pass the legislation over the weekend. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said with unanimous consent the legislation could have been introduced and sped through first, second and third... Read more
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CBC.ca
Will a lawsuit help Ontario students get their money back?allegations that the school breached its duty and students suffered weren't bac
CBC.ca / Posted 8 hours ago
allegations that the school breached its duty and students suffered weren't backed up. Ontario Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has ordered the province's 24 colleges to create a fund to help students affected by the strike. (Chris... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
College strike: Wynne drops hammer. Now what?leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work leg
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work legislation. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London said the legislation could have been passed Thursday — the legislature does not normally sit Friday —... Read more
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The West Elgin Chronicle
College strike: Wynne drops hammer. Now what?leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work leg
The West Elgin Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work legislation. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London said the legislation could have been passed Thursday — the legislature does not normally sit Friday —... Read more
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Kincardine News
College strike: Wynne drops hammer. Now what?leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work leg
Kincardine News / Posted 15 hours ago
leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work legislation. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London said the legislation could have been passed Thursday — the legislature does not normally sit Friday —... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
College strike: Wynne drops hammer. Now what?leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work leg
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work legislation. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London said the legislation could have been passed Thursday — the legislature does not normally sit Friday —... Read more
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Chatham This Week
College strike: Wynne drops hammer. Now what?leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work leg
Chatham This Week / Posted 16 hours ago
leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work legislation. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London said the legislation could have been passed Thursday — the legislature does not normally sit Friday —... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
College strike: Wynne drops hammer. Now what?leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work leg
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 16 hours ago
leader Patrick Brown said his party will support the Liberals’ back-to-work legislation. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London said the legislation could have been passed Thursday — the legislature does not normally sit Friday —... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario government moves to introduce legislation to end college strike"It can do what it has to do in order to be able to pass this legislation over
CTV News / Posted 19 hours ago
"It can do what it has to do in order to be able to pass this legislation over the weekend." Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said with unanimous consent the legislation could have been introduced and sped through first, second and third... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Faculty walk lines, students rally in Owen Soundget our students and faculty back in class.” The two sides met with Premier Ka
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 21 hours ago
get our students and faculty back in class.” The two sides met with Premier Kathleen Wynne and Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews later Thursday and reportedly the two sides were back at the bargaining table by late afternoon Wynne and... Read more
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CTV News
Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer, bargaining talks resumeour students who have been caught in this strike for more than four weeks." Ea
CTV News / Posted 21 hours ago
our students who have been caught in this strike for more than four weeks." Earlier Thursday, Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said the government was looking at a "range of options" to get students back into the classroom. She also had... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Students concerned and upset as strike continuesmembers of bargaining teams on both sides, sent a letter to Ontario's Minister
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 23 hours ago
members of bargaining teams on both sides, sent a letter to Ontario's Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews and took part in a rally at Queen’s Park at the start of the month. “We’ve done what we can to really get the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Students concerned and upset as strike continuesmembers of bargaining teams on both sides, sent a letter to Ontario's Minister
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 23 hours ago
members of bargaining teams on both sides, sent a letter to Ontario's Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews and took part in a rally at Queen’s Park at the start of the month. “We’ve done what we can to really get the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Students concerned and upset as strike continuesmembers of bargaining teams on both sides, sent a letter to Ontario's Minister
Welland Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
members of bargaining teams on both sides, sent a letter to Ontario's Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews and took part in a rally at Queen’s Park at the start of the month. “We’ve done what we can to really get the... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
College students' studies in doubt— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the la
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the labour dispute. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far. Law firm Charney Lawyers filed a... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Faculty rejects college offer; strike continuesresults were revealed, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced she, along with Advance
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
results were revealed, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced she, along with Advanced Education and Skills Training minister Deb Matthews, would meet with both sides Thursday. With no end in sight to the dispute, the next step remains unclear with... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
College students' studies in doubt— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the la
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted yesterday
— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the labour dispute. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far. Law firm Charney Lawyers filed a... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
College students' studies in doubt— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the la
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the labour dispute. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far. Law firm Charney Lawyers filed a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
College students' studies in doubt— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the la
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
— to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the labour dispute. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far. Law firm Charney Lawyers filed a... Read more
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CTV News
Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer that would have ended job action-- to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the l
CTV News / Posted yesterday
-- to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the labour dispute. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has estimated Ontario's 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far. Law firm Charney Lawyers filed a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
College students launch lawsuita program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing fin
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
a program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing financial hardship. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far as the strike drags into its fi... Read more
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Timmins Times
College students seeking strike damagessaid the lawsuit should help make the point that this strike – and any future s
Timmins Times / Posted yesterday
said the lawsuit should help make the point that this strike – and any future strikes – can do damage to students. Deb Matthews, minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, said last week that the province's colleges will have to... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Letter to the editorSarnia General Hospital at AMO. The request was denied and I accepted that. Bu
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
Sarnia General Hospital at AMO. The request was denied and I accepted that. But then, whilst at AMO I saw Deputy Premier Deb Matthews and rushed over to her and introduced her to our CAO and asked if we could meet with her about the Sarnia... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
College students launch lawsuita program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing fin
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 days ago
a program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing financial hardship. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far as the strike drags into its fi... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
College students launch lawsuita program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing fin
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 days ago
a program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing financial hardship. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far as the strike drags into its fi... Read more
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Welland Tribune
College students launch lawsuita program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing fin
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
a program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing financial hardship. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far as the strike drags into its fi... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
College strike: Students launch lawsuitprogram, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing finan
Sarnia Observer / Posted 2 days ago
program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing financial hardship. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far as the strike drags into its fifth week. In... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
College strike: Students launch lawsuitprogram, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing finan
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 2 days ago
program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing financial hardship. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far as the strike drags into its fifth week. In... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
College strike: Students launch lawsuitprogram, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing finan
Chatham Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
program, using money saved from the strike, to help students experiencing financial hardship. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews estimated Ontario’s 24 colleges have saved about $5 million so far as the strike drags into its fifth week. In... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Colleges, faculty in war of words as vote startsthe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Colleges, faculty in war of words as vote startsthe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Colleges, faculty in war of words as vote startsthe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
Welland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
College vote: Tensions flare ahead of votethe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
College vote: Tensions flare ahead of votethe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
College vote: Tensions flare ahead of votethe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
Chatham Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
College semester 'under threat' -- uniona fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of t
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ontario colleges reach out to striking faculty ahead of vote on offerthe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario colleges, faculty clash ahead of contract vote, strike enters 5th weekthe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
College strike: 'Wasted our time and money'and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students out of class. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London, in announcing the hardship fund for students late last week, called the strike “a challenging time... Read more
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The Sault Star
College faculty start voting Tuesdaystaff and students will return to the classroom next week. Positive news for s
The Sault Star / Posted 4 days ago
staff and students will return to the classroom next week. Positive news for students is that Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has ordered the colleges to establish a dedicated fund with the savings from the strike to help students in... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario colleges reach out to striking faculty ahead of vote on offerthe colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financia
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews has said the government wants to see students return to the classroom as quickly as pos... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'Wasted our time and money'and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students out of class. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London, in announcing the hardship fund for students late last week, called the strike “a challenging time... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
'Wasted our time and money'and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students out of class. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London, in announcing the hardship fund for students late last week, called the strike “a challenging time... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
'Wasted our time and money'and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students
Sarnia Observer / Posted 4 days ago
and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students out of class. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London, in announcing the hardship fund for students late last week, called the strike “a challenging time... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
'Wasted our time and money'and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 4 days ago
and librarians began Oct. 15 and has left 500,000 full- and part-time students out of class. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews of London, in announcing the hardship fund for students late last week, called the strike “a challenging time... Read more
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