While all parties will be discussing their stance on the strike in coming weeks it seems that their support of students isn’t unconditional. Instead of only discussing student issues when there’s a chance for political points provincial parties should support students all the time.
According to Dawson, the plan is to have nursing classes run until Dec. 23 and resume on Jan. 2. Final exams for the fall semester will be pushed back to the first few weeks of 2018 and the new winter semester will begin on Jan. 16.
If Algonquin College’s mission really is to “transform hopes and dreams into lifelong success,” it can start by showing more compassion to their teachers.
The main frustration among the students lies in the U of O’s response to the colleges strike.