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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says the government will table legislation early next year to give it direct control over salaries, benefits and other perks at Ontario Power Generation.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says the government will table legislation early next year to give it direct control over salaries, benefits and other perks at Ontario Power Generation.
(Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press)

Why Ontario and teachers’ unions seem set for another tense showdown

It doesn’t seem that long ago Ontario’s public school system was in a state of chaos: There were large-scale walkouts across the province and all extracurriculars came to a grinding halt as teachers staged protests against the Liberal government’s legislation dictating the terms of their contracts.

A year later, with contracts set to expire at the end of the summer, Kathleen Wynne’s minority government already appears to be in for another bumpy ride. Voters are the last place where the government will find any sympathy after last year’s mess.