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


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


President’s Memo – February 2019; Board budget, class size & jobs; United We Resist rally; Labour Council Stewards’ Assembly; and more….

President’s memo – February, 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. Grants for Student Needs, class size and jobs The Grants for Student Needs is the money allocated to school Boards each year to fund classroom […] Read More



President’s Memo – September 21, 2018

President’s Memo – Sept 2018 This Memo is composed by Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Unsettling summer  Please take a look at the attached list of changes Doug Ford has made to date.  Highlighted on this list are the changes that have a direct […] Read More


Doug Ford & the Notwithstanding Clause

President’s Memo – September, 2018 This Memo is composed by Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Dear Members, As you know, On Monday, Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba ruled as unconstitutional Doug Ford’s Bill 5 which, mid-election, reduced Toronto City Council... Read More


President’s Memo, Issue #4 – The year that was and what’s to come…

President’s Memo – June, 2018 This Memo is composed by Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. The year that was This past year and a bit has been a period of fairly constant change for the TTBU Executive.  In fact almost half of our Executive […] Read More



An urgent joint message re: the upcoming provincial election

This message is being sent to all Members of OSSTF Toronto – TBU, PSSP and OTBU.  It is being jointly issued by Olga De Melo, President PSSP, Linda Bartram, President OTBU and Leslie Wolfe, President OSSTF Toronto & TTBU. Strange times in Ontario provincial politics Every Ontario political pundit must have a headache from the... Read More