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Ontario’s teacher unions support mandatory vaccinations in schools

8/20/2021

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Toronto teacher Karen Brown elected ETFO president

8/20/2021

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ETFO members elect provincial Executive for 2021-2023

8/18/2021

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Waterloo Region teacher Nathan Core re-elected as ETFO representative to Ontario Teachers’ Federation

8/18/2021

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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

Sep

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Shemini Atzeret (Judaism)

Sep

29

Simchat Torah (Judaism)

Sep

30

This day is held to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools.

Sep

30

ETFO is committed to moving forward into reconciliation and commemorates the survivors of the residential school system by recognizing September 30th as the Orange Shirt Day - Every Child Matters Cam...

Oct

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Every October since 1992, Canada celebrates Women's History Month.

Oct

01

An opportunity to raise awareness around the importance of workplace health.

Oct

01

International Walk to School Month (IWALK) is an annual mass celebration of active transportation taking place around the world.

Oct

04

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Recognition day

Oct

04

Executive Meeting

Oct

05

A day commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.

Oct

05

Executive Meeting

Oct

06

Navratri (Hinduism)
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.