The Canadian Forum on Public Education - Students Before Profit AGM 2017 Canada Day
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Launch of new resource to support cultural intervention in Francophone minority settings

June 23, 2017

OTTAWA – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is proud to release today a new guide designed to inform and enhance cultural intervention in Canadian linguistic minority schools. This resource targets students aged 14 to 17, the prime time for adolescents as they to affirm their identity, make important life choices, and deal with an increasing number of influential factors

Canadian Teachers’ Federation applauds repeal of anti-labour legislation

June 15, 2017

Ottawa – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is celebrating the adoption of Bill C-4, the legislation that repeals the previous Conservative government’s Bill C‑377 introduced in 2012 and Bill C‑525 adopted in 2014.

Urgent action appeal for release of hunger-striking Iranian teacher leader Esmail Abdi

June 01, 2017

Presidents of provincial and territorial teachers’ organizations from across Canada, meeting in Vancouver, are unanimously calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to urge the Iranian government to immediately and unconditionally release hunger-striking teacher leader Esmail Abdi.

Kids to learn the importance of being inclusive online for Media Literacy Week 2017

May 25, 2017

OTTAWA – MediaSmarts, Canada’s leading centre for digital and media literacy, and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) today announced this year’s Media Literacy Week, to be held Nov. 6 to 10, will focus on diversity and inclusion online for children and teens.

Lesson plans available! Léonie Couture and Malala Yousafzai

May 17, 2017

By profiling Canada’s own human rights stories, Speak Truth to Power Canada portrays human rights in a recognizable, local context. The website of Speak Truth to Power Canada, Defenders for Human Rights currently houses 12 Canadian defenders. At the time of launch, we were still working with one defender to ensure the lesson plan met her needs and vision.


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