Politics

Understanding the Legacy of Residential Schools

Darline Pomeroy

The education of First Nations children in Canada has a dark history. Today, as Grand Chief Stan Beardy told ETFO's annual meeting, inadequate funding means many students have to leave their families and communities to get an education.

ETFO Works to End Violence Against Women

Carol Zavitz

From 1967 to 1970, members of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada travelled around the country, charged with “inquir[ing] into ... the status of women in Canada ... to ensure for women equal opportunities with men in all aspects of Canadian society.”

The Hidden Poverty of Rural Ontario

Colleen Purdon, Marsha McLean

In this article, they reflect on the challenges facing women living in poverty in rural areas and the impact poverty has on their children.

Provincial Election 2007: Defending Public Education

Vivian McCaffrey

Last spring, as ETFO began preparing for the October 2007 election, the federation looked back on four years during which the government had worked constructively with education stakeholders to address issues affecting public education and the teaching profession.