Ontario Catholic teachers vote 97 per cent for strike, but talks continue

TORONTO - Teachers in Ontario's English Catholic system have voted 97 per cent in favour of a strike.

Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association president Liz Stuart says the vote sends a message to the government that members won't accept an agreement that would be detrimental to learning and working conditions in schools.

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