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Toronto's transit system to run as normal after deal reached to avoid strike

TTC to operate as normal after last minute deal

Published Jun 7, 2024 at 2:03pm

The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
Toronto's transit system to run as normal after deal reached to avoid strike
A Toronto Transit Commission streetcar drives past the downtown skyline in Toronto on Thursday June 6, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn FNG

Toronto's public transit system is set to operate as normal after the TTC and transit workers announced a last minute deal to avoid a strike.

Contract talks between ATU Local 113 and the Toronto Transit Commission went down to the wire following months of negotiations.

The union says the framework deal reached includes progress on key issues like wages, benefits and job security and that it was putting a strike "on hold" as it works towards a final agreement.

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