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OPSBA comments on proposals to change EDCs

Ontario's school boards need access to appropriate Education Development Charge (EDC) funds to cover the actual costs of sites and the flexibility to support boards experiencing areas of growth. Currently, EDCs are levies on new construction in a municipality given to...

Update regarding negotiations with CUPE

  Toronto, September 29, 2019 – Regrettably, the mediation among the Council of Trustees Associations, the Crown and CUPE has ended without reaching a collective agreement. During negotiations we have responded in a responsible way to CUPE’s proposals including...

The 2019 Federal Election

​The 2019 Canadian federal elections will take place on October 21. On this day, Canadians will elect Members of Parliament (MPs) across the country. MPs are elected to represent the views of their constituents in the legislative assembly. The policies of government...

Welcome back to school!

The 2019-20 school year is beginning and I want to thank each one of you for the contribution you make to your local, democratically elected school boards on behalf of the students and your communities. Like you, I am proud that all children are welcomed into our...

OPSBA attends 2019 AMO Conference

Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) President Cathy Abraham and OPSBA staff attended the 2019 Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) Conference in Ottawa on August 20. The day included formal and informal meetings and discussions with numerous...

Education Week 2019 – May 6 to 10

Education Week is an annual event celebrated by public school boards and schools across Ontario. OPSBA's member boards are highlighting the amazing activities and initiatives happening in schools, including the contributions of students, parents, teachers and...

OPSBA Advocacy Day at Queen’s Park

On April 8, OPSBA President Cathy Abraham was joined by Executive Council members and OPSBA senior staff in an Advocacy Day at Queen's Park. OPSBA Advocacy Day provided an opportunity for OPSBA representatives to build on collaborative relationships with provincial...

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OPSBA comments on proposals to change EDCs

Ontario's school boards need access to appropriate Education Development Charge (EDC) funds to cover the actual costs of sites and the flexibility to support boards experiencing areas of growth. Currently, EDCs are levies on new construction in a municipality given to...

Update regarding negotiations with CUPE

  Toronto, September 29, 2019 – Regrettably, the mediation among the Council of Trustees Associations, the Crown and CUPE has ended without reaching a collective agreement. During negotiations we have responded in a responsible way to CUPE’s proposals including...

The 2019 Federal Election

​The 2019 Canadian federal elections will take place on October 21. On this day, Canadians will elect Members of Parliament (MPs) across the country. MPs are elected to represent the views of their constituents in the legislative assembly. The policies of government...

Welcome back to school!

The 2019-20 school year is beginning and I want to thank each one of you for the contribution you make to your local, democratically elected school boards on behalf of the students and your communities. Like you, I am proud that all children are welcomed into our...

OPSBA attends 2019 AMO Conference

Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) President Cathy Abraham and OPSBA staff attended the 2019 Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) Conference in Ottawa on August 20. The day included formal and informal meetings and discussions with numerous...

Education Week 2019 – May 6 to 10

Education Week is an annual event celebrated by public school boards and schools across Ontario. OPSBA's member boards are highlighting the amazing activities and initiatives happening in schools, including the contributions of students, parents, teachers and...

OPSBA Advocacy Day at Queen’s Park

On April 8, OPSBA President Cathy Abraham was joined by Executive Council members and OPSBA senior staff in an Advocacy Day at Queen's Park. OPSBA Advocacy Day provided an opportunity for OPSBA representatives to build on collaborative relationships with provincial...

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