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World Mental Health Day

On behalf of OSTA-AECO, the Co-Chairs of the Student Well-Being Working Group, Keith Baybayon and Isabel Unger would like to take a moment in acknowledging and celebrating World Mental Health Day. With the recent end of Mental Health Awareness Week, we wanted to touch...

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Orange Shirt Day 2020

Orange Shirt Day is a day where we as people take the time to honour and remember the traumatic experiences that had taken place within Residential Schools, where innocent children were taken away from their families and were physically, mentally and sexually abused....

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Use of school board reserve funds

OSTA-AECO is concerned about the recent announcement made by the Ministry of Education with respect to the use of school boards' reserve funds to accommodate for the additional costs of reopening schools in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The reliance on reserve...

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Our commitment to addressing systemic racism

We are aware of the recent allegations made against OSTA-AECO. Unfortunately, these allegations are interconnected with a severe conduct issue unrelated to these allegations of racism; as a result, we are limited in our capacity to respond without creating further...

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Onwards and upwards: 2020-2021

For twenty years, OSTA-AECO has been an integral stakeholder in the education sector, and we’ve built a name for ourselves by advocating for the students of Ontario on the provincial stage. Earlier this year, we refreshed the OSTA-AECO brand as part of a larger...

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OSTA-AECO Condemns Acts of Anti-Black Racism

In the past weeks, the senseless murders of black men and women in Canada and America have galvanised national and international recognition of the realities of systematic anti-black racism, discrimination, and brutality that is perpetrated against people of colour...

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OSTA-AECO Distance Learning Recommendations

Unlike other blog posts, this article represents an official stance of OSTA-AECO. OSTA-AECO-COVID-19-Distance-Learning-RecommendationsDownload RE: Recommendations Regarding Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic Dear Minister Lecce: Unprecedented times have...

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