OTIP – What to do if you get in a car accident

Car accidents usually occur without warning. Although you may take every safety precaution possible, the unexpected can still happen.  If you find yourself in a car accident, here are some tips to keep in mind: www.otipinsurance.com/article31 Your OTIP Representative:  Tara Lamb A message from: marketing@otip.com  

OTIP – Tenant Insurance, is it worth it?

About 34 per cent of Canadians rent their homes, yet more than half of Canadian renters (58.2 per cent)1 are living without any tenant insurance coverage. While tenants are not currently required to have a tenant insurance policy in place, most are confused about the level of coverage available through their landlord’s insurance. Here are three […]

Purses for Margaret Initiative

“Ask and you shall receive…”   Well, we asked our members to donate gently used purses for the ‘Purses for Margaret’ Initiative organized by Mary’s Place for homeless women in our area.  Our members and ETFO members responded with resounding generosity.  (note the pictures, attached, of the hatchback of my car over flowing with donations!) THANK […]

December 6: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Ontario remembers the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal on December 6, 1989 by an act of gender-based violence. We also commemorate the missing and murdered Aboriginal women, the trans-women and each and every woman in Ontario and across the world whose lives have been harmed or lost to […]

Upcoming Social Events

Here is some information about upcoming social events.  Please remember that closer to each event, an Eventbrite invitation will be sent out through Gmail groups and you will have to sign up here.  There is often limited space for these events. EVENTS: If you are a food and wine enthusiast or would just like to […]

Central Bargaining Survey

Dear Members: ETFO’s member surveying process for the 2019 round of central bargaining begins today (November 5, 2018). ETFO has contracted Strategic Communications (Stratcom) to conduct the surveying. Members should begin receiving survey links from Stratcom this afternoon and throughout the evening. Later this week, some members will also be invited to participate in a phone […]

Brad Boehmer, 1st Vice President of HEOT

At the October 25th, Fall General Meeting the membership elected a new 1st Vice President. Congratulations to Brad Boehmer!  Brad will be joining us in this role with a wealth of experience and a union background.

OTF Learning – Making Math Moments That Matter

Are you on a quest to empower your students to become resilient problem solvers in your mathematics classroom, but the varying levels of readiness make it feel impossible to reach every student? Learn how to use a three-part framework for building easy-to-plan and fun-to-deliver lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from, […]