OPSBA in the Media – August 2022

2022 8/15 | Connects Page, OPSBA in the Media

‘People need to be patient’: Education contracts set to expire across Ontario
Toronto Star – August 30, 2022
All Ontario education contracts expire Wednesday — but the school year will start up on time, with no job action planned.
“It’s not Cinderella, and the pumpkin is not going to change at midnight,” said Karen Littlewood, president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation. “We’re going to continue to do what we’ve always done, and be there to serve the needs of the students of the province.”

‘COVID has put an extra load on the backs of trustees’: Few candidates seek school board seats in Simcoe County
Toronto Star – August 12, 2022
With a nomination deadline fast approaching, there doesn’t seem to be much appetite for politics ahead of the upcoming municipal election. That includes candidates for school board trustee.

Looking for details about Ontario’s new $225M child benefit? You’re going to have to wait
Toronto Star – August 10, 2022
Will it be a tax credit? Or a payout to parents? And how much?
Families looking for details about Ontario’s new child benefit will have to wait to find out.