Nov. 10, 2010….As part of its new Imagineaction program, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) presented the very first subsidy cheque today for $7,500 to the Collège catholique Samuel-Genest in Ottawa for ten citizenship and social action projects.
L. to r.: Réal Charette, François Dumont, heads of the Collège catholique Samuel-Genest; Mary-Lou Donnelly, CTF President and Benoit Mercier, President of l’Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens.
The school projects include an environment week, arts exposition in a community center, a school mural depicting the school values, an outdoor excursion with families living in poverty, a recycling program and a multicultural week among others.
Imagineaction is a CTF program that provides subsidies to schools across Canada for projects that will engage students in citizenship and social action activities.
Teachers can find out more, register and apply for subsidies by visiting http://www.imagine-action.ca Resources and ideas for activities are also provided.