Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is condemning the Ontario government’s intent to use the notwithstanding clause as part of a controversial education bill that would impose a contract on provincial education workers.
His comments come Tuesday morning as the Ontario legislature continues an early session called by the Ford government to speed up passage of the Keeping Students in Class Act that would impose a contract on education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and prevent them from striking.
CUPE has said they will explore every avenue to fight the bill, but the government said it intends to use the notwithstanding clause to keep the eventual law
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