Diane Dewing, OTF President, receives CTF Special Recognition Award

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation Special Recognition Award is presented to those who have made significant contributions to publicly funded education. Diane Dewing, whose career has been dedicated to students, teachers, and publicly funded education, is most deserving of this award. This can be seen from her remarks in receiving the award at the CTF annual meeting on …

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CBC article on OTPP

You may have seen a news story this morning about an OTPP investment – the OTPP does NOT have an investment in GEO.

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Live and Learn: OTF’s 75th anniversary video

As part of our 75th anniversary celebrations, OTF has produced the video, Live and Learn, about 28 minutes in length. The video focuses on five important aspects of OTF: Remember your roots, Plan for the future, Fight for your rights, Change for the better, and Play well with others. These sections have been produced in …

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The Economic Case for Investing in Education – 2019 Conference Board of Canada Report, June 2019

This report was prepared by the Conference Board of Canada for the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation. A quote from the conclusion of the report: Our findings suggest that changes in public education spending have a significant impact on the province’s economic performance, including an estimated total increase in Ontario’s economic activity of $371 million …

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National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21

National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD) is an opportunity for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. The history of First Nations, Inuit and Métis is essentially the very history of our country. Learn about the history of Indigenous peoples …

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