Category: Good News Blog

OCSTA Newswire – September 8, 2017

Inside this Issue Ministry of Education - Key Initiatives On September 6th, the Minister of Education and the Premier announced the government's next steps in meeting the objectives of its "Achieving Excellence" strategy for education in Ontario. Key work and funding will be focused on the Well-Being Strategy and a comprehensive review and public consultation [...]

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OCSTA Newswire – August 15, 2017

Inside this Issue Legislative Update Ombudsman Report re: Student Transportation On August 10, Ontario Ombudsman, Paul Dubé released his report, The Route of the Problem. The report reflects the findings and recommendations stemming from an investigation into the Toronto District and Toronto Catholic District School Board's oversight of student transportation and their response to delays [...]

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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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