10 Tips for Safe Summer Grilling

Many Canadians choose to take their cooking outdoors in the summer to make the most of the long days of sunshine. However, it’s important to take precautions when barbecuing to prevent potential fire-related injuries and damage to your home. Before you light up the grill this summer, make sure to review the following grilling safety […]

Why you need to tell your insurer if you install a roof rack or make other car modifications

Thinking about installing a roof rack on your car for bikes or skis, or modifying your vehicle in another way? Always inform your insurer before you make any changes to your vehicle. Modifications can impact your insurance if they alter the vehicle’s safety, increase the likelihood of an accident or increase the value of the […]

Mental Health and Well-Being Webinar Series

Dear HDSB staff, As our government continues to loosen isolation restrictions, and our physical educational sites remain closed for the remainder of the year. The uncertainty we are all experiencing poses many challenges for us in our workplace and at home.  To support you, we have partnered with our EFAP (Morneau Shepell) to provide a […]

Halton Hotline Newsletter – Spring 2020 Online Edition

Happy Spring! Welcome to the second online Halton Hotline Newsletter – Spring 2020 Edition.  In this edition you will find updates from many of your executive members.  There is also very important information regarding collective bargaining, the tentative Provincial deal and many important updates.            It is our goal to send out three newsletters a […]

***Federal Government Support for Workers re: COVID-19 and Pension Update***

 ETFO and other worker representatives recently participated in a conference call with the Federal Government to discuss supports for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Government has introduced the following new measures to assist with income support during the pandemic:  1) The Emergency Care Benefit administered through the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will provide up […]

Come Join our HEOT Facebook Group!

HEOT – Halton Elementary Occasional Teachers Group has now been officially launched on Facebook! See what new information Al Bero has posted regarding all things relevant to the Halton Occasional Teachers. It will be especially important now for collective bargaining information. Or if you just have a question you can post it there for Al […]