Doug Ford promised to during the Ontario election that not a single government worker would lose their job under his government. Like many of Ford’s promises, it turned out to be a lie.

Teachers across Ontario are losing their jobs as Ford’s education cuts take effect. The combination of bigger class sizes and reduced funding are forcing school boards to reduce teaching positions and layoff teachers.

Ford’s education Minister Lisa Thompson says this is “routine.” But as pointed out by Ontario’s Peel school district, this is the first time in 5 years they’ve had to lay off teachers due to surplus notices.

Here are the teachers who’ve lost their jobs and their personal stories.

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