Provincial Bargaining Bulletin #2 – Update: Preparing for Central Bargaining

If you haven’t yet received it, soon your Branch President will give you the first of two pamphlets created by the provincial OSSTF to further educate Members about the current two-tiered bargaining process. To add to your information about how bargaining works, there is also a video to introduce you to the process.  If you […] Read More


Informing & Engaging Members – Does Ontario have a spending problem?; OSSTF government budget submission; Upcoming EduACTion events; Are you thinking about moving to administration?; TDSB dress code; and more…

Does Ontario have a spending problem? Members who would like to be better informed about Ontario’s financial position as we enter into provincial government budget season will find The State of Ontario’s Finances: Cutting through the fog ahead of the 2019 budget a worthwhile read. Published by the Canadian Centre for Policy... Read More


OSSTF TTBU Informing & Engaging Members: Action Required: Class size/Reg 274 consultation; SAY NO TO CUTS Feb 7; Bargaining survey deadline; Slips, trips & falls; Do you teach about gender based violence?; and more…

FOR ACTION: Say No To Cuts – OSSTF province-wide information rallies: Feb 7 It’s time for everyone to step up! In solidarity with Districts across the province, on Thursday, February 7, OSSTF Toronto is holding 11 Information Rallies across the City. Each rally is being held in a high pedestrian traffic area in the […] Read More



Branch President’s Memo # 6 – EduACTion province-wide Rallies Feb 7; Staffing Workshops & Survey Access; Coverage and Supervision

Dear Branch Presidents, Say No To Cuts – province-wide information rallies: Feb 7 It’s time for everyone to step up! In solidarity with Provincial OSSTF, Ontario, OSSTF Toronto is joining Members across the province by holding 11 Information Rallies across the city. Each rally is being held in a high pedestrian traffic area in the […] Read More


OSSTF TTBU Informing & Engaging Members – Understanding privatization of our schools; LTD update; Provincial Committee applications; Teachers’ Life scholarships; and more…

Ford Focus Check out Provincial OSSTF’s Ford Tracker for an updated list of the changes the Ontario Progressive Conservative Government has made to regulations and legislation that impacts on Ontario’s citizens. EduACTion canvasses coming up! Wednesday, January 30, 3:30 pm and thereafter until 5:15 or so.  Meet at the east-facing... Read More


TDSB POR Model Review

TDSB POR Model Review The Secondary Teaching Office of the Toronto District School Board has convened a group of principals for the purpose of reviewing the current POR model used by the Board to distribute and establish Positions of Responsibility in schools.  As a part of their work, they have sought input from teachers […] Read More


OSSTF TTBU Informing & Engaging Members: ATTN: Etobicoke parents/residents; Preparing for Black History Month, EduACTion; and more…

EduACTion Campaign On Monday, January 14, community activists joined OSSTF Toronto Members at Lawrence West subway station where we spent 2 hours talking to members of the public about Ford’s $25 million in cuts to programs for vulnerable students.  We provided people with a flyer with information, and asked them to sign our petition... Read More


Board-Wide PD Workshops – February 15, 2019

The TTBU Professional Development Committee has organized a number of workshops for the February 15, 2019 PD Day. Please note the schedule for the day is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at all locations, and that lunch break times vary from site to site. Registration for all workshops is through Key-To-Learn. Once there, click […] Read More