The Canadian Press

1997-10-22 | Teachers-Strike

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Ontario teachers began walking the picket line Monday, October 27th in a protest over bill 160, the Education Quality Improvement Act. Talks with the government had bogged down a few days earlier. Eileen Lennon, president of the Ontario Teachers Federation, announced the strike date.

Date: 1997-10-22
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << unless the situation changes dramatically between now and Monday October twenty seventh we will not be in our classrooms on Monday morning we are calling on all of our members to join in a province wide political protest that will last as long as necessary >>

Clip ID: 19971022CPCN001