Informing & Engaging Members – Annual Celebration Dinner reservation info; New Teachers’ Workshop deadline: April 24; New gov’t consultation on class size & e-learning; EduACTion; & more…

EduACTion for the week of April 22 – 26 TDSB Finance, Budget and Enrolment Committee Meeting, Tuesday, April 23, 4:30 – 6pm (register yourself/group by Thursday, April 18 at 4pm) Education Cuts Foot  Canvass with Progress Toronto in Etobicoke Lakeshore sign up; Tuesday, April 23, 6:00 pm, Royal York Subway, Grenview Blvd. North... Read More

President’s Memo – April 12, 2019

This Memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. On March 15 the government released their plan for schools announcing an increase in the teacher to student ratio at secondary, while leaving kindergarten class size untouched, something... Read More

Train the Trainer Workshop

The Ford government is skillful at distracting from harmful funding cuts with chaos, confusion and sideshow entertainment. Our work as educators committed to defending public education is to cut through the rhetoric and let our coworkers and neighbours know how these budget cuts are likely to impact our daily lives. What will a $1 Billion... Read More

RED FOR ED t-shirts

Order your RED FOR ED t-shirts at a cost of $7.50 each.  Scan and email completed order forms to our office by Thursday April 18 at noon.  Instructions regarding payment can be found on the order form, which can be found below. Please note that unfortunately small size shirts are NOT available.  They were included […] Read More

OSSTF Toronto/Progress Toronto Foot Canvass & Phone Banking Actions

OSSTF Toronto and Progress Toronto are working together to engage our communities, and Toronto voters in key  ridings about the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Government proposed cuts to education. Event specific posts will soon be available via social media on Twitter @osstftoronto and on our Facebook Page.  This link provides an... Read More

President’s Memo – surplus declaration

President’s memo – April, 2019 This Memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Dear Members, To the 1000 or so OSSTF Toronto Teacher Bargaining Unit Members who were declared surplus today, know that together we will continue the... Read More

OSSTF Toronto MPP office pickets schedule

MPP Office Protests Across the province every Friday in April and May (and in Toronto also the first week in June), OSSTF Members will be protesting cuts to education at the offices of PC MPP’s. OSSTF Toronto will be rotating our protests to a different PC MPP office every Friday, starting April 12.  Each event […] Read More

OSSTF Toronto takes action against cuts

Upcoming Actions/Events: West End Parents for Public Education Meeting – Wednesday, April 3, Dovercourt Public School 228 Bartlett Ave, Toronto; Information Picket, Minister of Children & Social Services Lisa Macleod fundraiser; 5:30 pm; Duke of York; 39 Prince Arthur Avenue, near the St. George subway station, April 3 Information... Read More