• children drawing on paper
    Feature
    Environmental Education

    Kimberly Maich talks about some of the classroom strategies she uses to engage and motivate her students to advocate for their own future.

  • teacher reading book to classroom
    Feature
    Fighting Back

    JoAnne Formanek Gustafson reflects on Indigenous communities in northern Ontario fighting back against the legacy of environmental racism.

Feature
Climate activists

ETFO member and environmentalist Kim Fry speaks with three young climate justice activists based in Ontario.

Feature
class and teacher standing in front of artwork

Sarah Lowes considers the importance and impact of hope when talking about the future of the planet.

Article
By Sam Hammond

At the end of February, the government was forced to table the results of the education consultation they conducted in the fall. These show overwhelmingly what the Ford Conservatives have been trying to hide: Parents in Ontario do not support cuts to public education.

Article
By Sharon O’Halloran

Over the course of the winter, ETFO staff have been focussed on organizing strike action, which began in late November and has extended over six phases that have included work-to-rule, rotating strikes, full-day withdrawal of services and a coordinated all affiliate one-day strike.

Article
By Izida Zorde

The spring issue of Voice is our climate justice issue, an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the climate justice movement and chart our way forward as activists and educators.

Spotlight

Teachers standing outside in the snow during strike
By ETFO Voice

ETFO educators are in an unprecedented round of bargaining with a government intent on making drastic cuts to public education.

Map of Ontario with change in student funding highlighted
By Erika Shaker and Ricardo Tranjan

Mapping Ontario School Board Funding Cuts.

ETFO FEEO representative at rally
By Lisa Mastrobuono

A positive outcome of the current provincial government’s first year in office has been increased public engagement by ETFO members around education-related issues.