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WATCH: ETFO press conference alongside education partners to share concerns about school safety

April 07, 2021




APRIL 7, 2021 The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) hosted a virtual press conference Wednesday, April 7, 2021—to share its concerns about school safety, and the need for the immediate vaccination of education workers. 

ETFO President Sam Hammond was joined by presidents of Ontario unions representing education workers, an epidemiologist, and parent advocacy groups.   

Speakers list: ETFO President Sam Hammond will be joined by: 

Harvey Bischof, President, Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) Colin Furness, Epidemiologist and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto Shameela Shakeel, York Region Parent, Ontario Families for Public Education Romana Siddiqui, Peel Region Parent, Ontario Parent Action Network Liz Stuart, President, Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) Anne Vinet-Roy, présidente/President, Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) Laura Walton, President, CUPE’s Ontario School Board Council of Unions (OSBCU) For more information or to request an accommodation, please contact Carla Pereira at 416-576-9074 or