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Media and Resources

OPSBA plays a key role in shaping public opinion and influencing policy development on education issues through the print and broadcast media.

Through proactive work in this area, OPSBA stands out as a primary and credible voice whether we are providing information to an editorial board on inequities in funding formulae, responding to media questions on current issues, or initiating stories in the media that highlight student achievement, learning and leadership across the provinces.

Our appearances in news media can be found at our OPSBA in the Media page.

In addition to our work with the media, we also communicate through our website and social media:

OPSBA Connects – our frequently updated education news blog
Social Media – Twitter, YouTube and Flickr

 

OPSBA’s recent media releases and public statements:

OPSBA statement on education vaccination policy and strategy

We thank the provincial government for responding swiftly to our advocacy efforts, and that of our member boards and trustees, to implement a policy and strategy regarding vaccinations in our schools. We must do all we can to give our schools the greatest chance of...

Cathy Abraham remains President of OPSBA

Toronto, June 14, 2021 - The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that Cathy Abraham will be serving as President for the 2021-22 school year following the Association’s 2021 Annual General Meeting on Saturday. President Abraham was...

OPSBA statement on Manitoba’s decision to eliminate school boards

“The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association joins our colleagues and partners at the Manitoba School Boards Association (MSBA) in denouncing the Manitoba government’s plan to abolish school boards. This legislation is an unacceptable attack on local community-based...

OPSBA Statement on March Break

“We are tremendously grateful for the incredible dedication and resilience of healthcare workers, frontline workers in long-term care and elsewhere, and indeed for all essential workers during the pandemic. In our sector, we are particularly grateful for and proud of...

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