Queen’s Park Notes for the week of October 19-23, 2020

From the Provincial Office of OSSTF NEW BILLS INTRODUCED BILL 216, FOOD LITERACY FOR STUDENTS ACT PC MPP Daryl Kramp’s (Hastings—Lennox and Addington) private member’s bill would require that the Education Act be amended to provide that curriculum guidelines shall require that courses of study be developed in experiential food literacy... Read More



President’s Memo October 16, 2020 Planning for Quad 2; Students who opt out of in-person; Parent-teacher interviews

This memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Students who opt out of in-person learning According to information shared with the TTBU late this week, the TDSB will be ending the ability for in-person learners to opt-out of their […] Read More



President’s Memo, October 14, 2020 school reopening update – Half day absences; class size compliance; TPA/NTIP/ALPs

This memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Half-day absences On October 13, 2020, Principals received notification from the Senior Manager of Employee Services, David Moore, confirming that a half-day absence is an absence that is... Read More


Queen’s Park notes for the week of October 5–9, 2020

From the Provincial Office of OSSTF NEW BILLS INTRODUCED BILL 210, FAIRNESS FOR RESIDENTIAL SUPERINTENDENTS, JANITORS AND CARETAKERS ACT NDP MPP Gilles Bisson’s (Timmins) private member’s bill would amend the Employment Standards Act so that workers, such as superintendents, janitors and caretakers, who reside in their buildings are... Read More


A message from the Provincial Executive

October 9, 2020 A Message to OSSTF/FEESO Members from the Provincial Executive Original attached As the second month of the school year unfolds, the OSSTF/FEESO Provincial Executive thanks you for the work you continue to do for the students in Ontario’s publicly-funded education system. Your professionalism and dedication are appreciated by... Read More