• etfo members with flags gathered together at rally
    Fighting Together

    Felipe Pareja argues that you don’t have to look far for causes that would benefit from the involvement and activism of teachers.

  • Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Ontario Regional Director Erin Harrison
    Organizing in Your Local Community

    Voice in conversation with Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Ontario Regional Director Erin Harrison.


  • Zaiba Beg standing in classroom next to window and plants
    Zaiba Beg Supporting Success

    Zaiba Beg offers frameworks for supporting English Language Learners in the classroom.

students wearing different colour shirts holding hands

At the 2015 Annual Meeting, delegates approved a Transgender Policy for ETFO.

black and grey illustration of grasshopper and plants

Choosing Resources to Represent Disability in the Classroom.

By Sam Hammond

While austerity and precarious work are increasingly common in the province, we are presently in a moment of opportunity.

By Sharon O’Halloran

ETFO has done a great deal in the past couple of years to fight for our collective bargaining rights and the democratic rights of all Ontarians.

By Izida Zorde

In this issue of Voice, we tackle the question of austerity.


Students sitting at large desks in classroom
By Mandi Hardy

The point of talking about privilege is not to make people feel bad, or guilty; it is that recognizing privilege is the only hope we have of breaking down the system to make it fairer for everyone.

Aboriginal community members marching down street
By Rachel Mishenene

On June 1, 2008, just days before the Prime Minister’s public apology to residential school survivors and their families and communities, the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was established.

Natasha Henry standing in front of lockers
By Lauren Beckford in Conversation with Natasha Henry

I recently participated in a curriculum workshop for teachers hosted by Natasha Henry.