Apr 24, 2015
By Michael Kramer
Many Catholic school teachers aren’t too happy with this idea.
Some trustees have asked staff to consider the idea of charging teachers and school staff – to pay for use of the board’s 7,000 parking spots across the city.
The Toronto Catholic District School board has to find $4.6 million to close-out its $34.3-million deficit – in the 2015-16 budget.
Board Spokesman John Yan says they’re looking at the feasibility of the proposal and will present a report on it next month.
But Mario Bernardo -President of the Toronto Elementary Catholic Teachers Union – says rank-and-file staff shouldn’t be asked to bear the consequences of a budget shortfall – they didn’t create.