National Aboriginal Day (NAD) takes place on June 21. It is a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. Following are some of the events occurring in Ontario. Summer Solstice Festival, June 18 to 21, 2015 Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa Summer Solstice 2015 National Aboriginal Day… National Aboriginal Day
The June issue of Interaction is now available.
The Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) and the Ontario Government, joint sponsors of the $154.5 billion Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), will use a portion of the $6.8 billion surplus in the Plan as of January 1, 2015, to partially restore inflation protection for teachers who retired after 2009. Press Release OTF Communiqué
The Spirit of Mandela Freedom Walk is intended to promote and support efforts by individuals, groups and institutions to build and sustain a just, fair and equitable society for all. This occasion marks the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s first visit to Canada and honours the memory and legacy of that great man. The walk… Spirit of Mandela Freedom Walk – June 20, 2015
The OTF Affiliates (AEFO, ETFO, OECTA, and OSSTF) are currently involved in the collective bargaining process and are taking a range of steps to negotiate collective agreements for their members. OTF stands in solidarity with our Affiliates and our members in their work to achieve collective agreements. Click here to read.