September 25, 2023

AMETFO Strike Vote News

Strike Vote 2023-Flyer Elementary contract and occasional teachers are encouraged to attend the Strike Vote being held on Thursday, October 12 at the Mitchell Community Centre and the General Meetings for both Locals following the Central Strike Vote Meeting.  While all ETFO members are invited to attend whether or not they RSVP, potentially over 1000 members could […]

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September 19, 2023

Union Steward Meeting Thurs Oct 12!

The first union steward’s meeting is going to be in Mitchell at the Golf and Country Club on Thursday Oct. 12.  Please arrive safely and promptly after the end of the first half of the instructional day.  Most of you will need to book an occasional teacher and use SEMS code 007, Union Release, for […]

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September 13, 2023

September 2023 Monthly Newsletter

September AMETFO Newsletter

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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 If you have any questions about this podcast, please contact PRS staff member Greg Weiler at

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June 13, 2022


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

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