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Ford government to blame for teacher recruitment and retention crisis in Ontario

2/22/2024

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Statements

ETFO calls for cessation of hostilities in the Middle East

2/21/2024

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News Releases

Appeal Court confirms Bill 124 an unconstitutional infringement of education workers’ rights

2/12/2024

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News Releases

Bill 124 win for education workers: Ford forced to pay, but education still shortchanged

2/09/2024

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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

Feb

27

Executive Meeting

Feb

28

Executive Meeting

Feb

28

Pink Shirt Day

Feb

29

Executive Meeting (Annual Meeting Resolutions Deadline Friday, March 1, 2024)

Mar

04

Black Mental Health Day

Mar

10

Ramadan (Islam)

Mar

11

saka new year (Hinduism)

Mar

18

Clean Monday - First Day of Lent (Christianity - Eastern Orthodox)

Mar

19

Nawrúz - Persian New Year

Mar

19

Eid-e-Navroz/Persian New Year

Mar

20

Hindu New Year

Mar

23

This Earth Hour, March 26 at 8:30 p.m. local time, switch off your lights and #Connect2Earth to draw attention to nature loss in Canada and around the world.
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.