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ETFO statement on right to engage in peaceful protest

6/12/2024

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ETFO responds to Cabinet shuffle

6/06/2024

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ETFO celebrates Pride Month, strongly denounces anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate and violence

6/03/2024

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News Releases

Arbitration award decision issued on compensation for ETFO teachers, occasional teachers

5/29/2024

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A teacher helps some students who are colouring at a table.
A teacher interacting with her class. A lineup of students boarding a school bus

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

Jun

17

Eid al Adha (Islam)

Jul

08

Al-Hijra New Year (Islam)

Jul

11

Imamat Day (Islam)

Jul

17

Ashura (Islam)

Jul

21

Guru Purnima Day (Buddhism/Jainism)

Aug

05

Civic Holiday

Aug

05

Terry Fox Day

Aug

11

Executive Meeting (Pre-ETFO AM)

Aug

12

Executive Meeting (Pre-ETFO AM)

Aug

12

ETFO Annual Meeting

Aug

13

Tishah B’av

Aug

15

Executive Meeting (Post-ETFO AM)
A teacher signs math numbers for a student with Down Syndrome.
A teacher reads to students outdoors. A teacher reads to a group of children indoors.

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.