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Sessions 3 & 4 in the news

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Ontario elementary teachers protest sex-ed rollback at Queen’s Park – City News Ontario teachers rebelling against new sex-ed curriculum – Global News Teachers Rally Against Sex-Ed Changes In Toronto – Blackburn News Ontario elementary teachers’ union protests sex-ed curriculum changes – CTV News ETFO president encourages teachers to choose which sex-ed curriculum to use in […]

Exhibitors at Annual Meeting 2018

The following exhibitors are at Annual Meeting 2018: Canadian Labour Congress – CLC Canadian Teachers’ Federation – CTF CAREpath Centre ontarien de prevention des agressions – COPA Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Ontario Educators Financial Group Edvantage FeelingBetterNow – (Mensante Corporation) Green Party of Ontario Johnson Insurance New Democratic Party of Ontario Ontario Teachers’ Federation […]

Media Release: ETFO denounces government Sex Ed decision, will advise teachers to teach all sections of the current curriculum

Sam Hammond

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has strongly denounced the Ontario government’s decision to repeal the updated 2015 sexual health curriculum and will advise its members to continue to exercise their professional judgement when it comes to teaching all sections of the current curriculum. “The government’s decision to revert to the 1998 Health and […]

Media Advisory: ETFO and concerned Ontarians rally at Queen’s Park Tuesday to protest sex ed repeal

Man with head in the ground: "We can't let legislators ignore the issues our kids face every day.

Members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and other concerned groups will protest the Ontario government’s repeal of the 2015 sexual health curriculum at a Queen’s Park rally this Tuesday. Speakers at the 12:30 p.m. rally will include high school student Rayne Fisher-Quann, actor Debra McGrath and her daughter Kinley Mochrie, Canadian Civil […]

Media Advisory: ETFO Annual Meeting August 13-16, repeal of Sex-Ed a key focus

ETFO at 20: United, Inclusive, Strong

TORONTO, August 10, 2018 – Upwards of 1,000 public elementary school teachers and education professionals will attend the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) in Toronto starting Monday at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Along with celebrating ETFO’s 20th anniversary, members will set policies and directions for the coming year […]

Rally at Queen’s Park on Tuesday, or watch our live stream…

ETFO educators and community partners will be at Queen’s Park next Tuesday, August 14, noon-1:30 pm ‘Standing Together for a Modern Health Curriculum.’ We will live stream the rally on Twitter beginning at about 12:30 p.m. at https://twitter.com/etfoeducators. Keep a watch out for our tweet with a link to the stream. You don’t need a […]

Delegates: Download the ETFO Events App

Screen capture: ETFO Event App

To kick off the 20th Annual Meeting for ETFO, we are excited to introduce the new ETFO Events mobile app. Once downloaded, attendees will have access to all the event information needed for the 2018 Annual Meeting. The app can be used to network with other attendees, review the meeting agenda, use the interactive map […]

Bruce Jones wins slogan contest

ETFO at 20: United, Inclusive, Strong

You may have noticed the special 20th anniversary logo on this site with the slogan “United. Inclusive. Strong.” What better way to say in a few words what ETFO and its 83,000 members have aspired to be since the Federation’s inception in 1998! Bruce Jones from Waterloo Region Teacher Local submitted the winning entry for […]

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