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Jul 22, 2016, 10:21 ET Local Catholic Teachers are Going Back to School this Summer

GUELPH, ON, July 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Catholic teachers across Ontario will be devoting time and energy this summer to boost their qualifications and improve their practice. Some are participating in...


Jun 10, 2016, 13:42 ET Catholic Teachers Recognize Excellent Young Authors

TORONTO, June 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Fifty-three students across the province, from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12, have been recognized by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA)...


Apr 19, 2016, 16:40 ET Potential for Job Action at Sudbury's Catholic Secondary Schools

Local Talks Hit Impasse SUDBURY, ON, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Negotiations on a local agreement between the Sudbury Catholic District School Board and its secondary school teachers hit a wall on Friday ...


Mar 08, 2016, 12:08 ET Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association Annual General Meeting 2016

TORONTO, March 8, 2016 /CNW/ - What: OECTA Annual General Meeting Saturday, March 12 – Monday, March 14, 2016 Media are invited to hear speakers address the assembly Where: Westin Harbour Castle...


Oct 26, 2015, 09:14 ET OECTA Reaches Second Local Tentative Agreement

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) is pleased to announce that the second of its local tentative agreements has been reached between the...


Oct 22, 2015, 09:57 ET OECTA Reaches First Local Tentative Agreement

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) is pleased to announce that the first of its local tentative agreements has been reached between the...


Sep 18, 2015, 09:30 ET OECTA membership ratifies tentative agreement

Catholic teachers solidify deal with provincial government and Catholic school board trustees TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) is pleased to...


Aug 26, 2015, 16:57 ET OECTA responds to Supply Tax Benefit

Federal campaigns encouraged to acknowledge that teachers matter TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association is happy to see that education issues have entered...


Aug 25, 2015, 08:09 ET OECTA Reaches Tentative Agreement

Work to Rule Job Action Suspended TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with...


Aug 17, 2015, 16:30 ET OECTA in legal strike position

TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - As last week's talks between the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) and representatives of the government and Catholic trustees failed to result in...


Aug 17, 2015, 10:00 ET OECTA launches new radio ads across Ontario

Campaign aims to shed light on what's at stake in current negotiations TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - "Teachers matter. And how they are treated matters too," is the key message of new radio campaign ...


Aug 14, 2015, 10:00 ET More talks scheduled as OECTA strike action proceeds

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Two days of talks between The Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) and representatives of the government and Catholic trustees have failed to reach a...


Aug 11, 2015, 10:05 ET OECTA launches 'Teachers Matter' website to inform parents about stakes of labour dispute

Public information campaign begins as new bargaining dates confirmed TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - With a new round of bargaining dates confirmed for this week, The Ontario English Catholic Teachers ...


Jul 09, 2015, 12:00 ET Talks Fail: Catholic Teachers Move Toward Strike Action

TORONTO, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association has taken a stand against the provincial government's efforts to further erode the classroom experience for students...


Jun 24, 2015, 13:15 ET OECTA Files for Conciliation

TORONTO, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA), the union representing Ontario's 50,000 Catholic teachers, has filed for conciliation at the provincial...


Jun 15, 2015, 09:23 ET OECTA Recognizes Notable Young Authors

TORONTO, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Fifty-one students across the province, from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12, have received creative writing awards from the Ontario English Catholic Teachers'...


May 27, 2015, 12:24 ET Back To Work Legislation A Breach Of Teachers' Rights

TORONTO, May 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The government's imposition of back-to-work legislation on secondary school teachers in Durham, Rainbow and Peel regions is an attack on public secondary teachers' right ...


Apr 24, 2015, 14:00 ET OECTA members give resounding "yes" on strike action

TORONTO, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Results have been tallied in a province-wide strike vote held April 23-24, 2015, and members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) have...


Mar 26, 2015, 10:50 ET OECTA President Responds to GSN Announcement

TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Ministry of Education has announced the Grants for Student Needs (GSNs). Education Minister Liz Sandals claims education funding will remain stable for the...


Mar 17, 2015, 09:51 ET Newly elected 2015-16 OECTA Provincial Executive

TORONTO, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Ann Hawkins has been elected President of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2015, at OECTA's Annual...


Mar 11, 2015, 09:33 ET Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association Annual General Meeting 2015

TORONTO, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - What: OECTA Annual General Meeting Saturday, March 14 - Monday, March 16, 2015 Media are invited to hear speakers address the assembly Where: Westin Harbour Castle...


Nov 21, 2014, 09:13 ET Government Study Justifies OECTA's Fair Hiring Policy

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Ministry of Education released a study of Regulation 274 demonstrating the value of OECTA's fair-hiring policy, which was negotiated in July 2012, in...


Jun 13, 2014, 08:57 ET Catholic Teachers Congratulate Premier Wynne

Look Forward To Working Together To Continue Improving Education In Ontario TORONTO, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - James Ryan, President of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association, congratulates...


May 14, 2014, 14:24 ET Details of Tim Hudak's Slash and Burn Education Agenda of Great Concern to Catholic Teachers

TORONTO, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak today reiterated his intention to eliminate nearly 19,000 teachers and education workers from the publicly funded education...


May 12, 2014, 12:37 ET Killing Almost 19,000 Education Jobs Will Harm Children, Say Catholic Teachers

TORONTO, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak's promise to cut 100,000 public sector jobs, including almost 9,000 teachers and 10,000 education support workers, will harm...