OCSTA Newswire – June 27, 2017

Inside this Issue Legislative Update Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, was introduced on June 1, 2017, by the Minister of Labour. That same day the bill was referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, which was given permission from the House to meet over the summer to study the bill. [...]

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OCSTA Newswire – May 31, 2017

  FACE Lobby Day at Queen's Park A delegation team of Catholic trustees representing OCSTA, Catholic teachers representing OECTA and Bishops from the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario (ACBO) representing Ontario's Catholic clergy, joined in a show of unity and strength at Queen's Park on May 29th as part of the annual Catholic Education [...]

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Walking Together for Water – A Wellington CDSB Family Story

Submitted by the family of Joseph, a student at the Wellington Catholic District School Board Last September Joseph, a grade 5 student at a Wellington CDSB Catholic elementary school, complained to his parents about having to do his chores.  His mother told him that compared to many children around the world, Joseph had a fairly [...]

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Announcement Responds to OCSTA Concerns about Equitable Access to Broadband Connectivity

NEWS RELEASE Announcement Responds to OCSTA Concerns about Equitable Access to Broadband Connectivity FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO—May 15, 2017—OCSTA is encouraged by the Ministry of Education’s announcement today of an initiative to improve access to high-speed connectivity in schools across Ontario. The roll out of the first wave of improved broadband access will impact 73,000 [...]

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OCSTA Newswire – May 3, 2017

  Catholic Education Week 2017 From the Kenora CDSB: The Walking Forward Together Shoe Drive for Catholic Education Week was a huge success! 1,181 pairs of new or gently used shoes were collected. Thank you to Mlle Orr's SMB Kindergarten Class and Ms. Orr's PJPII 5/6 class for teaming up on this initiative. All the shoes [...]

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