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November 16, 2022

ETFO Responds Ontario Government’s Fall Economic Statement

TORONTO, ON – Once again, the Ford government has delivered a fall economic statement that ignores students, educators, and other education workers. Despite expected growing surpluses over the next few years, the government is projected to underfund public education by $6 billion over the next six years. Click Here to continue reading the statement.

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November 10, 2022

AM ETFO November 2022 Newsletter

Click on this link November Newsletter, to read the latest bulletin from your local AM ETFO executive.

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October 13, 2022

AMETFO October Newsletter 2022

This newsletter has information about Aspen, Progress Reports/Interviews, TPAs, the 2022 Municipal Elections, the ETFO Humanity Fund and lists important Dates To Remember. October News

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June 24, 2022

ETFO media statement re Minister of Education appointment

This morning, Premier Ford was sworn in alongside his new Cabinet, which includes MPP Stephen Lecce who was re-appointed Minister of Education.  Please read the attached media statement. STATEMENT – ETFO statement on re-appointment of MPP Stephen Lecce as education minister

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June 17, 2022

Bill C-8 and Tax Returns

This is an update regarding federal Bill C-8, which implemented some tax measures contained in the last fiscal update tabled in Parliament in December, including a change to the existing educator school supply tax credit. Under Bill C-8, the rate of refund for this tax credit increased from 15 per cent to 25 per cent. […]

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June 13, 2022

PRS Podcast: Use of Technology in the Classroom

A new podcast from Professional Relations Services is now available on the ETFO website. This episode addresses using technology in the classroom. It can be found at ETFO.ca. If you have any questions about this podcast, please contact PRS staff member Greg Weiler at gweiler@etfo.org

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June 13, 2022

ETFO SERVES NOTICE TO BARGAIN

ETFO BARGAINING NEWS ETFO SERVES NOTICE TO BARGAIN JUNE 13, 2022 This morning, ETFO served notice to bargain on the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA), the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) and the government. Notice to bargain advises them of ETFO’s intention to renegotiate Teacher, Occasional Teacher, Designated Early Childhood Educator, Educational Support […]

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June 10, 2022

New Podcast: Educating on Climate Change and Environmental Racism

There is a new episode of the ETFO podcast Elementary. The episode title is Educating on Climate Change and Environmental Racism and it features a panel discussion on the ETFO curriculum resource: Environmentally and Socially Active Communities. The panelists are Sarah Lowes, environmental educator, Jacqueline L. Scott, a Black writer and outdoor educator who writes on racism and […]

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June 1, 2022

Elementary Podcast: Schools, Austerity, and Privatization in the Pandemic Era

A new episode of the ETFO podcast Elementary is available now. The podcast features an interview with Dr. Paul Bocking, the author of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation report Schools, Austerity, and Privatization in the Pandemic Era. You can find the Elementary podcast on most podcast apps or listen to it at etfo.ca.

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