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Strike at Mohawk: Week one update

Paul Armstrong, vice president of Mohawk College, sent an e-mail to students on Friday morning giving an update on the strike that has already kept them out of class since Oct. 16. “Unfortunately, a settlement has not yet been reached between the bargaining teams representing faculty and Ontario’s 24 colleges,” Armstrong ...

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College strike and how it affects international students

International students are stuck between a rock and a hard place thanks to the province-wide strike of Ontario’s public college teachers. Student permits have very strict expiry dates, and with the high prices they pay, international students worry how the strike will affect them. Mechanical Engineering international student Darpan Gill ...

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UPDATED: Strike at Mohawk College

Over 12,000 faculty from Ontario’s 24 public colleges were picketing instead of teaching on Monday after negotiations failed between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council. Car horns were blaring and traffic was at a stand-still in front of Mohawk College’s Fennell campus as picketing teachers ...

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Strike coming to Mohawk College?

Mohawk College students are facing the possibility of a teacher’s strike next week. “Today was another frustrating day of bargaining, during which our employer once again refused to consider key faculty issues. They have walked away from the table,” said JP Hornick, chair of the union bargaining team in a ...

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Mohawk College growing pot? Probably not

You’ve heard about going to college to learn how to fix cars or build homes … but what about growing pot? That’s exactly what students will learn in Niagara College’s Commercial Cannabis Production program, a one-year post-graduate certificate coming to Niagara College in 2018. The program will be the first ...

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