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Addressing Homophobia in Catholic Education

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE TRUSTEES, DIRECTORS OF EDUCATION AND STAFF OF THE ONTARIO CATHOLIC SCHOOL BOARDS Dear Catholic school boards of Ontario, We are writing to you in our capacity as the representatives of the more than half a million students in Catholic school...

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Return to school delayed

The government has announced that schools will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17th, 2022. Virtual learning will start on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022. We are pleased to see the student voice at the forefront of the government’s decision to delay...

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Student concerns regarding the return to school plan

We are deeply concerned with the Ministry of Education's return to learning announcement, as students across the province don't feel safe returning to school. The government's plan for a return to in-person learning is incomplete and needs serious revision to ensure...

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2021 Fall General Meeting

After a year of virtual conferences, on November 4th – 7th 2021, student trustees from all over Ontario gathered in downtown Toronto for the annual Fall General Meeting. Student trustees were able to network with like-minded peers, discuss topical issues in...

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Menstrual products made available to all Ontario Students

The Ontario Student Trustees' Association is pleased with the recent announcement made by the Ministry of Education, issuing a change that can greatly benefit thousands of students across Ontario. We thank the government and Shoppers Drug Mart for being proactive...

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2021/22 Working Group Transitional Conference

OSTA-AECO Operations Coordinator Charles Chen organized a virtual Working Group Transitional Conference on September 16th, 2021 to help Working Group Co-Chairs adapt to their new positions. Throughout this conference, chairs were able to bond through professional...

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September Executive Council Meeting

On September 11th, the Executive Council held their second monthly meeting of the year in Downtown Toronto at the Ontario Public School Boards Association’s Head office. Points of discussion included the Fall General Meeting, Menstrual Equity, Outreach and Awareness...

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OSTA-AECO statement regarding vaccination disclosure policies

The Ontario Student Trustees' Association is encouraging all eligible students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccinations significantly decrease the likelihood of infections and outbreaks which allows for a safer learning environment for students and a swifter...

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Board of Directors Openings

OSTA-AECO’s Board of Directors are accepting applications for the openings of Treasurer and General Directors. The Board of Directors of OSTA-AECO is currently seeking a highly motivated individual with a background and interest in finance to become the Treasurer of...

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