Media Advisory - Ontario Fairness Commissioner Jean Augustine to Speak at ETFO Annual Meeting



    TORONTO, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Jean Augustine, Ontario's Fairness Commissioner,
is scheduled to speak to more than 500 elementary public school teachers
tomorrow at the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) annual
meeting.
    Following Ms. Augustine's comments, ETFO President David Clegg will
present a cheque for $100,000 to York University to acknowledge the
federation's support of the 'Jean Augustine Chair in Education in the New
Urban Environment'.
    Named after Ms. Augustine, the first black woman elected to Canadian
Parliament, The Chair will study social justice and equity issues in Canadian
cities that shape student academic success. It will also contribute to
research and activities involving urban communities in areas such as education
policy and practice.

    
    WHAT:     Comments by Jean Augustine, Ontario Fairness Commissioner
              followed by cheque presentation to York University.

    WHERE:    The Westin Harbour Castle, Metro Ballroom, 1 Harbour Square,
              Toronto

    WHEN:     August 13, 2:15 p.m.
    

    The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents 73,000
elementary public school teachers and education workers across Ontario and is
the largest teacher federation in Canada.




For further information:

For further information: Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell),
lskory@etfo.org; Johanna Brand, (416) 948-2554 (cell), jbrand@etfo.org; Mary
Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell), mmorison@etfo.org; August 11-14, ETFO Media
Centre, Queens Quay 1, Concourse Level, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto,
Phone: (416) 957-7181, Fax: (416) 957-7180

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