Thousands of Canada teachers protest pay freeze


Canadian teachers on Tuesday protested proposals for a two-year pay freeze and curbs to their collective bargaining rights to help pay down Ontario province's $14.8 billion budget deficit, the AFP reports. Waving placards that read "Stop bullying me," an estimated 5,000 teachers gathered outside of the Ontario legislature, accusing Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty of "betraying" them, live television showed. Public broadcaster CBC said the demonstrators were joined by peers from
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