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1997 Ontario teachers' strike

The Ontario Teachers' Strike 1997 was a labour Dispute between the Government of Ontario under the governing Party of mike harris the progressive conservative Party of Ontario and the Ontario Teachers' Federation and its Member Unions. The Strike happened in the Context of Harris' common Sense Revolution a Program of Deficit Reduction characterized by Cuts to education and social Services. In September 1997 the Pcs introduced the Bill 160 which sought to reduce Education Spending and Transfer numerous Aspects of School Administration from local School Boards to provincial Governments. In Response Teachers participated in a provincial-wide Walkout beginning on october 27 1997.


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