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Ontario unions say, “Ontario is in crisis. The Ford government must act now.”

1/20/2022

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Media Advisory: Ontario unions to hold press conference on emergency appeal for action from Ford government on Omicron crisis

1/19/2022

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Letters

Letter from ETFO President Karen Brown

1/15/2022

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ETFO cautious about new government measures ahead of return to in-person learning

1/12/2022

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About Us

About Us

ETFO represents approximately 83,000 members that include public elementary teachers, occasional teachers, education support personnel, professional support personnel and designated early childhood educators. ETFO provides protective and professional services for members and promotes equity and social justice within the education system and the broader society. ETFO is a social justice and equity seeking organization.

Upcoming Events

Jan

27

The anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau was declared International Holocaust Remembrance Day by the UN.

Jan

27

This day reminds us of the importance of involving families in life-long learning and literacy activities.

Jan

28

ETFO’s Leadership Program for Black Members: Code Black

Jan

29

A day to remember the victims of the hateful attack on a Quebec City mosque on January 29, 2017 and work to end Islamophobia.

Jan

30

Jashan-e-Sadeh (Zoroastrian)

Jan

31

Executive Meeting

Feb

01

Black History Month was adopted by the Ontario government in 1979, thanks to its championing by the Ontario Black History Society.

Feb

01

Black History Month was adopted by the Ontario government in 1979, thanks to its championing by the Ontario Black History Society.

Feb

01

Executive Meeting

Feb

01

Chinese New Year

Feb

01

Children’s Mental Health Week

Feb

02

Executive Meeting
ETFO Action

ETFO Action

As the largest education union in Canada, ETFO actively supports and works with teacher federations, the Ontario Federation of Labour and Canadian Labour Congress to promote union and workers' rights and to advance a social justice agenda, including advocating for progressive policies to counter income inequality as well as promoting strong public services.