Black, Indigenous & Workers of Colour Committee Award 2022

The Black, Indigenous, and Workers of Colour (BIWOC) Committee is now accepting nominations for this year’s award. If you know an OSSTF Toronto Member who has: Advocated for issues of concern to Black, Indigenous, and Workers of Colour and/or Students of Colour resulting in the advancement of OSSTF Toronto and/ or public education... Read More

Informing and Engaging Members, December 2, 2021 – Bargaining Priorities Survey Registration, Dr. Bettina Love event, and more…

Provincial Bargaining Priorities Survey – Register now!  This is a reminder that in order to participate in the Provincial Bargaining Priorities survey, you are required to register by Friday Dec 10, 2021. For more information on the process, please visit our website.  TTBU Executive Elections – Seeking Your Input The Elections... Read More

November 26, 2021 – President’s Memo

On Tuesday November 23, 2021, the TDSB held a special meeting of the Planning and Priorities Committee at which senior staff presented their plans for second semester, in particular as they relate to hybrid learning. While senior staff indicated that there would not be a dedicated virtual school for second semester, they did acknowledge that... Read More

Informing and Engaging Members, November 18, 2021 – TTBU Executive Elections, ADS Letter to the Director, and more…

Letter to TDSB Director Regarding Adult Day School Please see a letter sent to TDSB Director Colleen Russell-Rawlins an copied to all trustees. This letter is jointly sent from Members of the Adult Day School Ad-Hoc committee and the TTBU Executive.  Executive Election Dates  As required by the constitution, the Elections Commission Committee... Read More

Provincial Bargaining Priorities Survey – Register Now!

School Boards Collective Bargaining Act – Bargaining Priorities Survey (Central Bargaining)  In preparation for the upcoming round of bargaining, the Provincial Bargaining Priorities Survey will be conducted in the near future. This is your opportunity to provide input into the bargaining process and have your say about what issues are... Read More

Provincial OSSTF Media Release – Reaction to Destreaming Announcement

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 11, 2021 OSSTF/FEESO reacts to Ministry of Education de-streaming announcement Today, the Ontario government released a new memorandum – Next Steps for De-Streaming: Grade 9 Course Codes and Descriptions for the 2022-23 School Year. As a result, beginning in September 2022, all Grade 9 subjects... Read More

Branch Presidents’ Memo – November 10, 2021

Dear Branch Presidents, The TTBU Executive wishes to draw your attention to three items of importance: Executive School Visits          Now that the school year has begun, The TTBU Executive is beginning a round of school visits. Between Monday November 15, 2021 and January 31, 2021, Members of the Executive will visit every Branch to discuss... Read More

Informing and Engaging Members, November 4, 2021 – Anti-Racism Resources, Call for AMPA delegates, Write for Rights event and more…

Addressing Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Racism and Oppression Resources  Did you know that the OSSTF Toronto website has a section dedicated to Addressing Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Indigenous Racism, and Anti-Racism Resources? It has recently been updated to include additional resources, the OSSTF/ FEESO Action Plan to Support Equity and... Read More