Voices

Moving a Progressive Agenda Forward

Sharon O’Halloran

Our commitment to equity and the environment means that we must elect a government in Ontario that takes justice and fairness seriously.

From the Editor

Izida Zorde

The spring issue of Voice focuses on how we can make a positive impact on our communities, our society and our environment.

Organizing Works

Sam Hammond

With the passing of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, we see how effective organizing is when we are working together to achieve the gains that will benefit the majority of workers in Ontario.

Letter from the Editor

Izida Zorde

With this issue of Voice, we consider the positive impacts of building inclusive, equitable communities and begin the work of getting ready for the next election.

CIVIX, Civics, and Student Engagement in Democracy

By Scott Montgomery

Getting students to become active agents of inquiry is not always something that comes to mind when the topic is politics. But it is never too soon to engage students in learning about Canadian political processes and the rights and responsibilities of voting.

Working Together to Make Our Voices Heard

Sam Hammond

In recent years, ETFO has shifted as an organization. While we have always been committed to equity and social justice, we, as a union of educators, are increasingly recognizing the importance of our solidarity with other social movements.

A Time of New Beginnings

Sharon O'Halloran

The fall is a time of new beginnings. As members settle into a new school year, we at provincial office are getting our programs up and running, working on implementing the motions delegates passed at the annual meeting and ensuring we have the best services in place for you, the members.