Celebrating 20 years of advocacy.

Session 3

New Workplace Violence Guidebook

Cover: Workplace Violence in School Boards: A Guide to the Law

In March, the Ministry of Labour released the guidance document Workplace Violence in School Boards: A Guide to the Law. This resource was developed in consultation with the Provincial Working Group on Health and Safety (PWGHS), a workgroup which evolved out of ETFO negotiations and the 2014 ETFO MOU Task Force on Health and Safety Report. […]

The New shopETFO

Screen capture: The new shopETFO

We are pleased to announce the launch of our shiny new shopETFO website.  Staff have done a fabulous job and have created a beautiful, modern looking site that is easy to use. The new store also includes a number of new items and the staff are working to refresh the inventory going forward. Most of […]

Sessions 3 & 4 in the news

a stack of newspapers

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 […]

Photos from Tuesday – Session 3 & 4

Here’s a selection of photos from the floor by our photographer Kathryn Gaitens.  Enjoy! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Rally in Support of a Modern Health Curriculum

Members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and other concerned groups joined together at Queen’s Park to protest the Ontario government’s repeal of the 2015 sexual health curriculum. Speakers Rayne Fisher-Quann, actor Debra McGrath and her daughter Kinley Mochrie, Canadian Civil Liberties Association Executive Director Michael Bryant, lawyer and member of  Muslims for […]

The General Secretary’s Report

General Secretary Sharon O'Halloran

At the end of Session 3, prior to departing for the Queen’s Park Rally, General Secretary Sharon O’Halloran delivered her report to delegates. She began by directing delegates to the information contained in the three reports in their registration packages: the Annual Report, the EWS Report, and the Supplementary Report of the General Secretary. These […]

Andrea Horwath, Ontario NDP Leader, addresses delegates, takes questions

Andrea Horwath

ETFO annual meeting delegates welcomed NDP Leader of the Opposition, Andrea Horwath. She began by thanking educators for shaping the lives of Ontario students every day and shaping the future of Ontario through our work. She also thanked ETFO members for their endorsement and hard work in the provincial election, mentioning their work knocking on […]

Agenda Update – Session 3

CALL TO ORDER 8:45 a.m.  8:45 a.m. – Auditor’s Report 9:10 a.m. – Andrea Horwath, Leader, New Democratic Party 9:40 a.m. – Resolutions 10:40 a.m. – Budget 11:00 a.m. – Report of the General Secretary 11:30 a.m. – Questions on the report of the General Secretary 12:00 Noon – RECESS FOR RALLY AT QUEEN’S PARK

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