December 04, 2013
Federal leadership to lift children out of poverty, prevent middle-class families from falling into poverty and to prevent Canadians from plunging into deeper poverty must be part of Canada’s economic action plan, says Campaign 2000’s new report card on child and family poverty.
November 01, 2013
To kick off the eighth annual Media Literacy Week, high school students from across Canada spent the morning discussing marketing and consumerism with a panel of experts. The students, who are taking part in the Encounters with Canada youth forum program, explored a wide-range of marketing issues affecting youth, including food advertising, body image, marketing practices on cell phones and apps, and alcohol and tobacco promotions.
October 25, 2013
Join us on Nov. 1, 2013, for a lively discussion on marketing, consumerism and youth with a panel of marketing experts and high school students from across Canada. The event marks the launch of the eighth annual Media Literacy Week, hosted by MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF).
October 22, 2013
Canada’s teachers showed ongoing commitment to transformational change of what is already one of the best education systems in the world by their significant presence in the Canadian Education Association (CEA) workshop on barriers to change, Oct. 21-22, 2013, in Calgary.
October 01, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is stressing the role of teachers as “pillars of democracy” this World Teachers’ Day. The worldwide event under the auspices of Education International (EI) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) honours and celebrates the valuable work of teachers each year on Oct. 5.
September 25, 2013
Building on the success of the documentary series Identité 2.0 that was publicly broadcast on TFO last spring (http://identite2.tv/), the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) launched today a set of teacher worksheets supporting the series.
July 12, 2013
Dianne Woloschuk is the new president of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) following this afternoon’s changeover at the Federation’s Annual General Meeting in Ottawa. Woloschuk was elected President-Designate in 2012, and replaces Paul Taillefer, who served as President from 2011 to 2013.
July 11, 2013
A University of Saskatchewan professor and advocate against oppression and racism and a longtime teacher organization leader from Eastern Ontario are the recipients of the 2013 Special Recognition Award from the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF).
July 11, 2013
An assistant principal from Edmonton, Alberta, has received the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF)’s Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award.
July 11, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) announced today that its Public Education Advocacy Award was presented to former Alberta Leader of the Official Opposition Don Massey, Ph.D. Massey, who worked in education before and after politics and frequently represented education politically, was recommended for the award by the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA).
July 10, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation announced today that the Federation will be partnering with Star Expo Foundation in a social justice and songwriting project called “My Voice – Our Rights”.
July 05, 2013
Nearly 100 teacher leaders from across the country will come to Ottawa July 10-12 for the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) Annual General Meeting (AGM).
July 03, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) 2013 President’s Forum is set to shine a light on the various issues in education faced by Aboriginal peoples across Canada. “First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education” will bring more than 150 Aboriginal, educational and political voices together July 8-9 to recognize issues and identify solutions.
June 20, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is celebrating National Aboriginal Day by reinforcing its commitment to advocating for the provision of quality education that better meets the needs of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.
May 13, 2013
CTF President Paul Taillefer shares concerns about the process in a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
May 08, 2013
Teachers across the country have identified a pressing need for more human rights tools and resources – especially when teaching younger children, according to a national survey by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
April 16, 2013
Canada’s teachers see ways to help the growing number of children whose needs are not being well met by society and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF)’s Board of Directors members are meeting today with MPs, senators and senior government officials to discuss ways of supporting Canadian families.
April 12, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) will hold a news conference next week to outline its recommendations aimed at supporting the growing number of students who are falling through the cracks because of societal barriers that impede their success at school.
April 11, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) invites you to celebrate the launch of the documentary series “Identité 2.0” which will be simulcast on the television network Groupe Média TFO and on the Web as of April 12 at 8:30 p.m..
March 20, 2013
MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) are pleased to announce that marketing and consumerism will be the focus of Canada’s eighth annual Media Literacy Week, to be held November 4-8, 2013.
March 07, 2013
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) will be represented at a march in New York on March 8, International Women’s Day. The participants will be calling on countries around the world to put an end to violence against women and girls.
March 07, 2013
On International Women’s Day, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) would like to salute all women teachers and, particularly, the women who hold leadership positions within the CTF Member organizations and our Affiliate Member.
February 06, 2013
“Hear my voice”, a national campaign launched today by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), aims to mobilize the growing number of teachers concerned about the state of democracy in Canada.
January 28, 2013
Through its Imagineaction program, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is pleased to partner once again with the Canada Council for the Arts, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCU), the Public Lending Right Commission (PLRC) and Indigo Books & Music in the project called Listen, I read – 2nd edition.