Election Commission – Call for Members

In accordance with the TTBU Constitution, Bylaw 3.1.7, an Election Commission, consisting of members of Council, shall be established in an election year and shall stay in existence for two years. It shall operate for both regular biennial May elections and by-elections that may occur during this two year period.  The Election Commission is... Read More

District General Meeting & Council Meeting Reminder

Dear Branch President, This is a reminder that this Thursday we begin at 4:30 with the District General Meeting at which we will deal with the District Budget.  The TTBU Council meeting begins at 5:30pm. Please share this information with your Council Reps where applicable. If you are sending an alternate Council Representative to this […] Read More

OSSTF TTBU Informing & Engaging Members, #6

Get the salary you’re entitled to Whether you are a newly hired contract teacher or an experienced teacher, in order to ensure that you are being paid correctly by the TDSB, you must have an up-to-date Certification Rating Statement (CRS) from Provincial OSSTF Certification Department. You must apply to the Provincial OSSTF for a […] Read More

Queen’s Park Notes for the Week of October 2, 2017

From the Provincial Office of OSSTF NEW BILLS INTRODUCED BILL 161, NICK’S LAW (OPIOID ABUSE AWARENESS) PC MPP Lisa MacLeod (Nepean—Carleton) introduced this bill that would require that at least 10 per cent of the Ontario Government’s Bulk Media Buy Program be marketed for campaigns aimed at raising awareness regarding the risk of... Read More

2017 TTBU Executive By-Election: Nominations

As of the deadline of 4:30 pm, October 5, 2017, the following nominations were received: For the position of Executive Officer -Nicole Gauthier, Lester B. Pearson C.I. -Rony Masri, Humberside C.I. The position of Executive Officer will be filled via election at the October TTBU Council meeting. Read More

Queen’s Park Notes for the Week of September 25, 2017

From the Provincial Office of OSSTF NEW BILLS INTRODUCED BILL 157, DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE PROTECTION ACT NDP Leader Andrea Horwath’s (Hamilton Centre) Bill 157, Domestic and Sexual Violence Protection Act would amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 to provide that an employee who has been employed by an employer for at least 13... Read More

By-Election to be Held for Executive Officer

As was announced at the September 2017 TTBU Council Meeting, a vacancy in the position of TTBU Executive Officer necessitates a by-election for that office. In accordance with the TTBU Constitution, all members are eligible to be candidates for the position of Executive Officer with a by-election by TTBU Councillors only at the October 19... Read More

2017-18 TTBU Informing & Engaging Members, #4

Staffing Update At last night’s TDSB Finance, Budget and Enrolment Committee meeting it was reported by Board staff that as of September 21 enrolment in secondary schools is 243 students above projection. It was also noted that based on history, enrolment is likely to drop by about 100 students by September 30.  Either way, […] Read More