Ontario teachers could get pay docked this week: Top Stories
Here are some of the top stories from Hamilton and beyond
Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals is expected to provide an update Monday morning on the situation involving public elementary teachers and school support staff involved in job actions. And, a Burlington woman just ran a full marathon backwards. These are just a couple of our top stories worth your time today.
Lots of runners back out of races they signed up for, but Kat Clewley backed into hers.
Clewley, who lives in Burlington, Ont., ran Sunday's Road2Hope Hamilton Marathon backwards. Her official time was 4:48:42, which qualifies her to hold the first Guinness World Record for a woman accomplishing the feat, she says. Clewly was a goalkeeper for Canada's women's soccer team at the Pan Am Games.
The clocks turned back, the sun is setting earlier — and your afternoon bike ride to or from class or work just got darker.
An event on Monday with Hamilton Police aims to remind cyclists that they are required to have a working white light on the front of their bikes and a red light on the back. They will be on campus at McMaster University to raise awareness about safe riding.
Crown `em, Kansas City! One agonizing step from ecstasy last season, this time the Royals reign after their latest incredible comeback and a go-ahead hit from maybe the most unlikely player in uniform.
Christian Colon singled home the tie-breaking run in the 12th inning and those bound-and-determined Royals rallied one more time to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings early Monday for their first World Series championship since 1985.
Ontario's elementary school teachers and support staff could end up with lighter paycheques this week in light of their work-to-rule campaigns as contract talks continue with the province.
The province will give an update today on negotiations with the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) – and that could include giving the union five days' notice that employees who aren't doing full duty won't get full pay.