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Nov 12, 2014, 13:57 ET

Children's voices front and centre at National Summit and Town Hall on child poverty

OTTAWA, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Some 55 young people, ages 10-15 years, students from every province and territory, will gather in Ottawa for...

Nov 05, 2014, 09:57 ET

Children challenge 25-year old broken government promise

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - There are always multiple pressures on the economy and political agenda, but 25 years later, why has the...

Nov 03, 2014, 11:04 ET

Teens using social media for good celebrated at Media Literacy Week launch

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - High school students from the GTA – joined virtually by youth from across Canada – came together...

Oct 09, 2014, 10:59 ET

Teachers have new human rights online toolkit this school year

WINNIPEG, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Teachers across Canada have a valuable new online toolkit to support them in the classroom this school year,...

Sep 25, 2014, 17:17 ET

CTF inaugurates a pedagogy project designed to support teachers in French-language schools in minority settings

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Tomorrow morning, for the first time in the history of French-language education, the Canadian Teachers' Federation...

Sep 22, 2014, 13:29 ET

World Teachers' Day: CTF President joins education leaders at the United Nations in support of quality education

OTTAWA, Sept 22, 2014 /CNW/ - n the days leading up to World Teachers' Day (Oct. 5), the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) will add its voice to...

Sep 12, 2014, 17:44 ET

Media Advisory - The Canadian Teachers' Federation applauds BC teachers' call for binding arbitration in BC strike

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) supports the call of British Columbia teachers for binding arbitration as a...

Jul 11, 2014, 16:22 ET

Heather Smith elected as new President-designate of Canadian Teachers' Federation

WINNIPEG, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Delegates attending the Canadian Teacher's Federation (CTF) Annual General Meeting have elected Heather Smith, New...

Nov 01, 2013, 12:21 ET

Students get smart about marketing messages at launch of Media Literacy Week

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - To kick off the eighth annual Media Literacy Week, high school students from across Canada spent the morning...

Oct 01, 2013, 11:05 ET

Canadian Teachers' Federation on World Teachers' Day: Teachers are "pillars of democracy"

OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) is stressing the role of teachers as "pillars of democracy" this World...

Jul 10, 2013, 20:00 ET

Canadian Teachers' Federation announces pilot partnership, songwriting challenge with Star Expo Foundation to membership at Annual General Meeting

OTTAWA, July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation announced today that the Federation will be partnering with Star Expo Foundation...

Jun 20, 2013, 14:57 ET

Teacher leaders seek improved education, protection for children on National Aboriginal Day

OTTAWA, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) is celebrating National Aboriginal Day by reinforcing its commitment to...

Apr 16, 2013, 13:29 ET

Teacher leaders advocate for Canadian families living in poverty

OTTAWA, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's teachers see ways to help the growing number of children whose needs are not being well met by society...

Apr 11, 2013, 12:23 ET

"Identité 2.0": a new documentary series examines the building of the Francophone identity

OTTAWA, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) invites you to celebrate the launch of the documentary series...

Mar 20, 2013, 15:00 ET

Teaching youth about marketing and consumerism focus of Media Literacy Week 2013

OTTAWA, March 20, 2013 /CNW/ - MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) are pleased to announce that marketing and consumerism...

Mar 07, 2013, 10:55 ET

2013 International Women's Day - Honoring women leaders of teacher organizations in Canada

OTTAWA, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - On International Women's Day, the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) would like to salute all women teachers and,...

Dec 12, 2012, 20:11 ET

Canadian teachers describe Conservatives' C-377 as mean-spirited, biased and wasteful of taxpayers' dollars

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) strongly condemns the Harper Conservative government for pushing Bill C-377...

Dec 10, 2012, 13:57 ET

"Canadian Defenders for Human Rights" education initiative aims to spark social action

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Leaders of the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF), the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), the Assembly of...

Nov 05, 2012, 10:38 ET

Students across Quebec learn lessons in online privacy at launch of Media Literacy Week 2012

MONTREAL, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Laurier Macdonald High School in St. Leonard joined with schools across Quebec at an event to launch Media...

Nov 19, 2003, 00:00 ET

Kids' Take on Media: First-ever national survey of Canadian children and adolescents reveals their media habits

TORONTO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian children's and adolescents' attitudes and behavior regarding media are wide-ranging, and yet most...