Note:  As the amount of media coverage related to our strike and arbitration action will be infrequent over the next few weeks, htis page will be up-dated as media coverage occurs.

Thursday, March 29, 2007
Parkland teachers make progress Edmonton Sun

Thursday, March 22, 2007
(a few letters to the editor appeared in the Edmonton Journal, but were not available on line)
Tuesday, March 20, 2007 - Strike is Over - Voluntary (Binding) Arbitration agreed to
     Classes resume in Parkland Tuesday Edmonton Journal
     School year should be extended (letter) Edmonton Journal
     On strike, but working (letter) Edmonton Journal
     Teachers have kids too (letter) Edmonton Journal
     Parkland students head back to school Edmonton Sun

Monday, March 19, 2007 - Day 32 of the Strike (school days missed - 21)
     Teachers, board seek arbitration. Edmonton Journal
     Right to an education - letter (headline only) Edmonton Journal
     How do teachers manage? - letter (headline only) Edmonton Journal
     Both sides ask for aribitration Edmonton Sun
     Parkland teachers' strike over 630 CHED
     Urgent: Teachers' Strike Update 630 CHED

Sunday, March 18, 2007 - Day 31 of the Strike (school days missed - 20)
     Parkland strike could soon be over  630 CHED

Saturday, March 17, 2007 - Day 30 of the Strike (school days missed - 20)
    Striking teachers turn to other jobs Edmonton Sun

Friday, March 16, 2007 - Day 29 of the Strike (school days missed - 20)

     School boards need more flexibility Edmonton Journal (Letter)
     Order teachers or fire board. Edmonton Sun
     Teachers strike now in it's fourth week. 630 CHED
     Parkland Teachers Strike Now At One-month Mark. 770 CHQRAM

Thursday, March 15, 2007 - Day 28 of the Strike (school days missed - 19)
      Strike could prevent Parkland students from going to NAIT. Edmonton Journal
      Teachers upset in Wild Rose Edmonton Sun

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - Day 27 of the Strike (school days missed - 18)
     Parents thwarted in teaching attempt. Edmonton Journal
     Frustrated parents and students march on the legislature over lengthy teachers' strike. Edmonton Sun
    Parkland parents frustrated. 630CHED

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - Day 26 of the Strike (school days missed - 17)
     'All eyes' on Parkland strike in big year for teachers talks Outcome expected to influence dozens of boards. Edmonton Journal
     We know who's being hurt, but who's responsible? Edmonton Journal (Letter)
     As strike nears a month, Opposition calls on government to get involved in resolving issues. Edmonton Sun
     Parents Protest Teachers' Strike. 630 CHED
     Government won't stop teacher strike. 630CHED

Monday, March 12, 2007 - Day 25 of the Strike (school days missed - 16)
     Education minister’s rep tells frustrated parents ‘I’m hearing you’. Edmonton Sun
     Sides talk, but nearly month-long Parkland strike continues. CBC

Sunday, March 11, 2007 - Day 24 of the Strike
     Striking teachers talking to board. Edmonton Sun

Saturday, March 10, 2007 - Day 23 of the Strike
      Teachers, board back at table - no conditions. Edmonton Sun

Friday, March 9, 2007 - Day 22 of the Strike (school days missed - 15)
     Province wades into Parkland teachers' strike CBC
     Parkland students worry teachers strike will affect their grades. Edmonton Journal
     For students' sake, end Parkland strike school impasse. Edmonton Journal (opinion)
     Parents share in education, too. Edmonton Journal (letter)
     Mandatory resolution. Edmonton Journal (letter)
     Teachers volunteer time. Edmonton Journal (letter)
     Parkland board turns down teachers' bid for mediation. Edmonton Sun

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - Day 21 of the Strike (school days missed - 14)
     Trustee quits board over strike. Edmonton Journal
     Parkland, teachers argue over next step Edmonton Journal

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 - Day 20 of the Strike (school days missed - 13)
     Most striking teachers reject Parkland School Board offer in forced vote. Canadian Press
     Teachers vote 95% against latest offer. Edmonton Journal
     Parkland teachers reject contract offer. Edmonton Sun

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - Day 19 of the Strike (school days missed - 12)
     Striking teachers to reject offer: union rep. Edmonton Sun
    No word on Parkland strike. Western Review

Monday, March 5, 2007 - Day 18 of the Strike (school days missed - 11)

Sunday, March 6, 2007 - Day 17 of the Strike

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - Day 16 of the Strike
    Parkland bullying teachers. Edmonton Journal
     Striking teachers to vote. Edmonton Sun

Friday, March 2, 2007 - Day 15 of the Strike (school days missed - 10)
     Parkland teachers to vote on Tuesday. Edmonton Journal
     Province to stay out of strike. Edmonton Sun

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - Day 14 of the Strike (school days missed - 9)
     Parkland school board seeks vote on proposal. Edmonton Journal
     Talks grind to a halt as Parkland school board says it has nothing more to give and files complaint. Edmonton Sun

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 - Day 13 of the Strike (school days missed - 8)
     Parkland teachers, board back in negotiations. Edmonton Journal
     Talks on in teachers strike. Edmonton Sun

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 - Day 12 of the Strike (school days missed - 7)
     Students, parents vent their frustration. Edmonton Journal
     Student protesters back Parkland teachers after altercation with assistant superintendent. Edmonton Sun

Monday, February 26, 2007 - Day 11 of the Strike (school days missed - 6)
     Parkland students march for end to strike. Edmonton Journal

Sunday, February 25, 2007 - Day 10 of the Strike

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - Day 9 of the Strike
     Students to hold anti-strike rally. Edmonton Sun

Friday, February 23, 2007 - Day 8 of the Strike (school days missed - 5)
     Teachers' action strikes parents hard. Edmonton Journal
     Strike threatens team's dreams. Edmonton Sun

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - Day 7 of the Strike (school days missed - 4)
     Alberta teachers eyeing Parkland strike. CBC

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 - Day 6 of the Strike (school days missed - 3)
     Parkland teachers set to strike. Edmonton Journal
     Strike one for school vandals. Edmonton Sun

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 - Day 5 of the Strike (school days missed - 2)
     Parkland schools remain closed due to strike. CBCNews
     The Premier believes Parkland teachers strike will soon be over. Cool880 Radio
     Strike could cost students spring break. Edmonton Journal
     Some parents fear long teachers' strike. Edmonton Journal
     Extended strike worries parents. Edmonton Sun
     Parkland teachers strike. Western Review
     Parkland schools remain closed due to strike. CBC

Monday, February 19, 2007 - Day 4 of the Strike (Family Day - Provincial Holiday)
     The wrong message. Edmonton Journal (opinion)
     Step in, Stelmach. Edmonton Journal (opinion)
     Students are the innocent victims of Parkland teachers' strike. Edmonton Journal
    Parkland schools remain closed. Edmonton Journal

Sunday, February 18, 2007 - Day 3 of the Strike
     Parkland students head for the pool. Edmonton Journal
     Students taking care of their own studies Edmonton Sun

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - Day 2 of the Strike
     Parkland students head for the pool Edmonton Journal

Friday, February 16, 2007 - Day 1 of the Strike (school days missed - 1)
     Parkland teachers on strike. CBCNews
     Parkland Teachers Strike. CHED Radio
     School's out in Parkland. Edmonton Journal

Thursday, February 15, 2007
     Parkland board, teachers unable to reach deal. CBCNews
    Parkland teachers set to walk off job Friday, barring last-minute deal. Edmonton Journal
    Teachers vow to strike. Edmonton Journal
    Will Parkland teachers walk? Edmonton Sun

Wednesday, February 14, 2007
     Spruce Grove, Stony Plain await possible strike by teachers. CBCNews
     No Breakthrough In Parkland Teacher Talks. CHED Radio
     School closures loom with threat of strike. Edmonton Journal

Tuesday, February 13, 2007
     Parkland Teachers set to strike. CHED Radio
     Parkland Teachers set to strike. Cool 880
     Teacher strike alert in Parkland County. Edmonton Sun