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WHAT:     STRIKE VOTE for Central and Local Negotiations

WHEN:      Monday, September 18th – Doors open @ 4:00pm. Registration and Voting from 4:15pm. Voting closes at 7:00pm

WHERE:   Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr. Ottawa (see map to parking and venue below)

WHO:         ALL OCETFO/FEEO Contract Teachers are strongly urged to attend

WHY:          NOW is when this Government and this Board need to hear your voice!

  • An important update on the status of CENTRAL and LOCAL Negotiations will be provided by ETFO Provincial and OCETFO/FEEO Local Leaders
  • Members will be able to register and vote for both CENTRAL and LOCAL Strike Votes at the same time
  • You are strongly encouraged to attend to hear the presentations and to ask questions – Central Negotiations update from ETFO Provincial will begin at 5:00pm- Local Negotiations update from OCETFO/FEEO Local to follow
  • Voting will be available from 4:15pm through to 7:00pm
  • You are encouraged to stay for the presentations, but Members may leave as necessary when they have registered/voted any time between 4:15pm – 7:00pm
  • To facilitate your participation: Light refreshments/snacks will be provided, Parking at the Rideau Centre/Shaw Centre will be validated on-site and paid by the Union
  • If you require childcare, please submit receipts (up to $50/child) to margo.charles@ocetfo.org for reimbursement
  • All dues-paying OCETFO/FEEO Members are eligible to attend and vote regardless of Leave status if doing so doesn’t fall outside your medical restrictions/limitations
  • Immuno-compromised Members are encouraged to use the spillover area on the THIRD FLOOR where social distancing will be easier
  • Medical Accommodation requests are assessed on an individual basis. Please contact cindy.broderick@ocetfo.org to communicate your needs
  • Proxy / Online voting will not be available
  • Due to the severe shortage of bussing; we encourage Members to carpool


This is YOUR Union, and this is the time to STAND UP TOGETHER.

Our strength comes from our collective voice.

Please come out on Monday in support of our colleagues, our working conditions, and for quality PUBLIC EDUCATION in Ontario!


Map to parking and venue:

Parking for the Shaw Centre can be accessed from two points: the RED LOT and the BLUE LOT

  • RED LOT – located 5 Daly Ave
  • BLUE LOT – located at 80 Nicholas St. between Laurier & Daly


18 September 2023
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2 Canada
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