NATIONAL: Possible Teacher’s Strike, Ford Wants a Meeting and a Scow moves Closer to the Falls
Possible teacher’s strike
We could have a teacher’s strike in Ontario.
The Elementary Teacher’s Federation representing 83-thousand public school educators has requested a no board report after talks with a conciliator went nowhere.
After a no board report is issued elementary school teachers could be in a legal strike position
17 days later.
Ford wants a meeting
Going along with his newly created position as being a unifying figure in Canada, Doug Ford has offered to host a premiers meeting.
The Ontario Premier made the offer during a conference call on Friday with most of the country’s premiers.
Ford says he has never seen such a divide in the country since after the federal election.
Niagara Falls Scow
A famous site in Niagara Falls has moved a little bit closer to the edge of the Horseshoe Falls.
The famous iron scow was grounded on rocks after breaking free from its tug boat 101-years ago.
It has rested in that place ever since that is until Halloween when a violent storm moved it.
Niagara Parks staff says the shifted about 50 metres closer to the falls.
Although Parks staff says they think it will stay in place for a long time they are monitoring