Provincial Schools Authority Teachers (PSAT)—No Cuts to Education Rallies

The Provincial Schools Authority Teachers (PSAT), District 30, have organized several No Cuts to Education rallies over the last couple of weeks. The rallies have been organized throughout the province to bring attention to cuts to funding that have consequently led to a systemic lack of resources and debilitating cuts to essential services that have […]

COVID Update #31

Over the last two weeks, there have been increasing reports of COVID infections in schools andthe community. Furthermore, there is growing recognition worldwide that this infection isairborne. Despite the recent lifting of COVID-19 mandates in most public settings and schools inOntario, and a resulting presumption that the pandemic is over, OSSTF/FEESO continues tomaintain regular meetings […]

Meeting the diverse needs of all students

April 2022 | Issue 5 April 2022 | Issue 5Meeting the diverse needs of all studentsMany students require the help of a variety of educational professionals to meet their individual needs. Comprehensive, school-based health supports/services and rehabilitation services are crucial to student success, personal development, and health and safety in our schools. Our members include […]

Ontario Alliance of Black School Educators (ONABSE) 2022 Virtual Provincial Conference—April 29–30, 2022

ONABSE will be hosting their 2022 Virtual Provincial Conference from Friday, April 29 to Saturday, April 30, 2022. The theme for this year’s conference is Reimagining Education: Embedding Afro/Afri-Centric perspectives. Members who sign up for this conference can apply to Account 2016—Anti-Racism and Equity Training for Members to have their conference fees reimbursed. Members are to submit […]

OSSTF/FEESO Letter to Premier Ford

December 31, 2021 VIA EMAIL: doug.fordco@pc.ola.org The Honorable Doug FordPremier of OntarioRoom 281Legislative Building, Queen’s ParkToronto, ON M7A 1A1 Dear Premier Ford, On December 16, to protect our schools, communities, and families, we wrote you requesting the implementation of a number of measures to stem the surge of the highly infectious Omicron variant. We acknowledged […]

OSSTF/FEESO Statement—Ford fails to fortify the public school system to protect students and communities

January 3, 2022—Despite the fact that today’s announced restrictions and measures are necessary to help address the Omicron variant’s impact on our health care system, Premier Doug Ford and his government have, once again, failed to recognize all that is needed to keep schools safe. We have known about the virulence of this variant for […]