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Monday, Aug 12

Sessions 1 & 2 end, Meet the Candidates begins

The Osgoode Ballroom all set up for 'Meet the Candidates'

Sessions 1 and 2 at Annual Meeting 2019 have ended, and the Osgoode Ballroom at the Sheraton Centre has opened for a ‘Meet the Candidates’ event from 9 to 10:30 p.m. Delegates will have their opportunity to ask the candidates all the hard questions. Annual Meeting resumes at 8:45 on Tuesday morning. On the agenda: […]

Hammond acclaimed as ETFO President

Sam Hammond

  Sam Hammond has been acclaimed as President of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario. Hammond was first elected as President in 2009 and will now begin serving his sixth term in this position. His full biography is available on the ETFO website. The following release was sent to media this evening: Sam Hammond re-elected […]

Presentation of the proposed 2019-2020 Budget

First VP Karen Campbell

A major responsibility of the ETFO First Vice-President is to chair the Budget Committee. At the beginning of Session 2, First Vice-President Karen Campbell outlined the proposed ETFO budget for 2019-2020. Following the presentation, a 30 minute question period was held for the First V.P. to answer delegates’ questions. As the Annual Meeting proceeds this […]

The President’s Opening Address

ETFO President Sam Hammond

  ETFO President Sam Hammond opened his speech by outlining the record of deep cuts, chaos, uncertainty, insults and attacks from the Conservative government. ETFO has fought back with advertising on television, radio, billboards, transit, online and in movie theatres. We have also organized and mobilized both ETFO members and the public to fight attempts […]

Exhibitors at Annual Meeting 2019

Annual Meeting Exhibitors

The following exhibitors are in attendance at Annual Meeting 2019: CanAssist Canadian Labour Congress Canadian Teachers’ Federation CAREpath Centre ontarien de prevention des agressions CIVIX Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Ontario Educators Financial Group Edvantage FeelingBetterNow – (Mensante Corporation) Green Party of Ontario New Democratic Party of Ontario Ontario Federation of Labour Ontario Teachers’ Federation […]

Annual Meeting 2019 is called to order

The Parliamentarian Team

At 4:00 pm ETFO Staff Lorna Larmour called Annual Meeting 2019 to order and introduced the Parliamentarian Team: Doris Duni, Yolanda B’Dacy, Wulf Heidecker and Lanny Fleming. After greetings from the Sheraton Toronto Centre Head Union Steward, Ms. Duni opened the meeting with the following procedural items: The National Anthem; In Memoriam–a minute of silence […]

Report to Annual Meeting 2019

Cover: Annual Meeting Report 2019

Each year ETFO produces an Annual Report (PDF | Word) and a Report on ETFO’s Equity and Women’s Programs. These reports provide an insightful overview of the Federation’s work over the past year on behalf of our members and in the broader community. They also offer an indication of the Federation’s current priorities and agenda […]

Report on Equity and Women’s Programs

Cover: Report to Annual Meeting - Equity and Women's Programs

Each year ETFO releases a report on ETFO’s Equity and Women’s Programs at Annual Meeting: PDF | Word. This report provides an insightful overview of the Federation’s work over the past year on behalf of our members and in the broader community specifically in the areas of equity, diversity and social justice.

Annual Meeting Caucuses

The Northern Members Caucus at Annual Meeting 2014

While Annual Meeting 2019 will officially begin at 4 p.m. on Monday, August 12, the important work of the Federation will actually start earlier in the day. Beginning at 10:00 in the morning a number of caucuses will meet to discuss topics, communities and areas of advocacy that are important to ETFO members.  Here’s a […]

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