Media Advisory - Canadian Teachers' Federation holds annual meeting, fosters discussion on building citizenship
July 9-11, 2014 - Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba
WINNIPEG, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be hosted by the Manitoba Teachers' Society in Winnipeg from July 9 to 11 with the theme of Weaving social fabric: building citizenship. The AGM will be held after the CTF President's Forum which takes place July 7-8, also in Winnipeg.
The CTF AGM, the federation's top policy-making body, provides teacher leaders from across Canada the opportunity to discuss and debate policy, to approve a budget, to elect a new executive for 2014-2015 and a president-designate who will assume the presidency in July 2015. The President, currently Dianne Woloschuk of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation, serves a two-year term while Vice-Presidents are elected annually.
The meeting will also include social events such as the President's Reception, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 9 at the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a Women's Caucus Breakfast, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. on July 10 and a presentation of CTF's annual awards ceremony at 11:40 a.m. on the same day. The decisions voted on by the teacher leaders at the forum have the potential to effect students, teachers and teacher organizations across the country. Sessions are open to the media.
The 2014 CTF Annual General Meeting will take place:
When: evening of Wednesday, July 9 to Friday, July 11
Time: July 9 at 6:30 p.m. to July 11 at 1 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg
- CTF Board of Directors
- Teacher leaders from across Canada
- Hon. Erna Braun, Minister of Labour and Immigration
- Josée Scalabrini, President of the Fédération des syndicats de l'enseignement (Quebec)
Max Hyde, President of the National Union of Teachers (UK)
The Canadian Teachers' Federation is an alliance of nearly 200,000 elementary and secondary educators from 17 organizations, 15 Members, one Affiliate Member and one Associate Member across Canada. CTF is also a member of Education International www.ei-ie.org. Follow the CTF on Twitter: @CanTeachersFed and @EnseigneCanada.
SOURCE Canadian Teachers' FederationFor further information:
Spokesperson: Dianne Woloschuk, CTF President
Contact: Francine Filion, Director of Communications, 613-688-4314 (office) or 613-899-4247 (cell)