December 05, 2016
OTTAWA – In a December 1st letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation urged him and the Premiers to focus on child and youth mental health at their First Ministers’ Meeting on December 9, 2016, in Ottawa. Child and youth mental health has been identified as a top priority by Canadian teachers from across Canada.
November 16, 2016
Ottawa (Ontario) – The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) are proud to launch a new teacher resource that aims to educate students across the country about residential schools and set them on the path to reconciliation.
November 15, 2016
OTTAWA – Leaders of 17 provincial and territorial teacher organizations are pleased that clauses and provisions in signed collective agreements cannot be removed at the whim of legislative powers as a result of a landmark decision rendered by the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on November 10.
November 10, 2016
Ottawa – Today’s Supreme Court of Canada landmark decision is not only a victory for students of British Columbia, but it is also an important decision for all students and teachers in the country, according to the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF). The decision restores class size, class composition and specialist teacher ratios that were stripped from teachers’ contracts in 2002.
October 31, 2016
OTTAWA – The 11th annual Media Literacy Week kicked off today in Ottawa with students from across Canada coming together to learn new digital media production skills. The event, held at the Canadian Museum of Nature, was hosted by MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), with opening comments by the Honourable Patty Hajdu. Minister of Status of Women.