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Minister of Education Statement on ETFO Strike Vote Results

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Minister of Education Statement on ETFO Strike Vote Results

Ministry of Education

TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to ETFO's strike vote results: 

"While our Government has been a reasonable and constructive force at the bargaining table - focused on keeping kids in class - today, ETFO has taken another escalating step towards a strike which will disproportionately hurt our kids.

Strike action caused by unions could mean school closures, disruption, and uncertainty for students and parents.

I support a deal, not a strike. Our team remains unequivocal in our determination to land deals with our labour partners as soon as possible to keep our kids in the classroom."

                                                                                 -30-

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