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Toronto Star

Violence in Ontario schools prompts call for more front-line staff
Toronto Star
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario is urging the government to fund more staff this fall — from educational assistants to social workers to counsellors to psychologists — as well as implement better training and reporting procedures ...

Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:44 am

National Aboriginal Day a time to celebrate, learn
Orillia Packet & Times
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, Rama First Nation, Parks Canada and the City of Orillia are working to find a solution to present a balanced look at history. In our area, we are blessed to have the opportunity to learn first-hand about ...

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Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:13 pm

CBC.ca

Violence against elementary teachers in Ontario public schools on the rise, union says
CBC.ca
According to the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), the violence takes such forms as hitting, biting, punching and spitting. It is often directed at teachers but also at other students. And in some cases, it means classrooms are ...

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Posted: June 22, 2017, 12:52 am

Globalnews.ca

Tasha Kheiriddin Show: Wednesday, June 21
Globalnews.ca
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick ...

Posted: June 21, 2017, 8:25 pm

CBC.ca

Elementary teachers back in court to seek remedy after province imposed contract
CBC.ca
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario says it's going back to court after failing to agree with the province on a remedy for the government's violation of education workers' rights. Ontario is on the hook for more than $100 million to ...

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Posted: June 16, 2017, 2:28 pm

CBC.ca

Ontario owes teachers more than $100M for interfering with their bargaining rights
CBC.ca
Meanwhile, the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario said it hasn't been able to agree on a remedy with the government, so it is going back to court. "ETFO's Provincial Executive has decided that the principle of fair remedy for the losses ...
Ontario teachers seek more compensation for rights violationToronto Sun
Ontario owes teachers, education workers more than $100M for violating rightsCP24 Toronto's Breaking News
CUPE education workers to share almost $57MToronto Star

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Posted: June 16, 2017, 12:28 am

Brampton Guardian

Ontario to pay teachers, school staff $100M
Brampton Guardian
Meanwhile, the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario said it hasn't been able to agree on a remedy with the government, so it is going back to court. "ETFO's Provincial Executive has decided that the principle of fair remedy for the losses ...

Posted: June 15, 2017, 11:26 pm

durhamregion.com

Durham EAs report more than 1500 violent incidents this year in local elementary schools
durhamregion.com
OSHAWA -- Alanna Myles, left, and Alison Massam took part in a group activity during a panel discussion called 'Safe Schools for All' hosted by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario Durham at the South Oshawa Community Centre. The discussion ...

Posted: June 7, 2017, 9:23 am

CBC.ca

How Ontario's 2018 election campaign will be different from 2014
CBC.ca
... the six months before the campaign and $100,000 during the campaign. In 2014, Working Families spent $2.5 million, Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association spent $2.2 million, and the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario spent $1.3 million.

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Posted: June 7, 2017, 9:02 am

Globalnews.ca

Violence in Durham Region classrooms has seen teachers bitten, punched and kicked: union
Globalnews.ca
WATCH ABOVE: Parents and educators in Durham Region held a meeting Tuesday night to discuss violence in classrooms. The meeting comes after Global News reported on claims of excessive violence at some elementary schools in the area. Ashley ...

Posted: May 31, 2017, 4:40 am
Updated: July 27, 2016 — 2:26 pm
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