Category: Good News Blog

OCSTA Welcomes Commitment to Strengthening Rural and Northern Education

NEWS RELEASE OCSTA Welcomes Commitment to Strengthening Rural and Northern Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO–June 28, 2017–The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) views today’s announced changes to the Pupil Accommodation Review (PAR) process and key funding enhancements for rural and northern schools as a positive step towards addressing the distinctive needs and concerns of [...]

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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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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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