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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:

Tentative agreement reached with CUPE

Toronto, November 20, 2022 – The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that the Council of Trustees’/School Board Associations (CTA) and the provincial government have successfully negotiated a tentative settlement on central terms...

OPSBA statement regarding bargaining with CUPE

Toronto, November 3, 2022 – “It is extremely disappointing that we have not been able to reach a negotiated agreement at this time among CUPE, the Crown and the employer. As a result of the anticipated strike action, schools in many of our member boards will be forced...

Cathy Abraham remains President of OPSBA

The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that Cathy Abraham will continue in her current role after being acclaimed as President for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years. President Abraham has served as OPSBA President since June...

OPSBA statement regarding COVID-19 health and safety

“As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, including in our public schools, we are strongly urging all students and staff to wear a face covering indoors when at school.  We continue to look to public health officers for direction on this important issue,...

OPSBA statement regarding the OHRC Right to Read report

"OPSBA is committed to advocating for each and every student to have the supports and services that enable them to fully engage in learning and to be successful in school and in life. In its Right to Read report the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has...

OPSBA statement on the return of extracurricular activities

"We're pleased to see the relaxing of public health restrictions on all student extracurricular activities, including sports, bands, and choirs. Attending school in-person is crucial for the optimal development of the vast majority of our students and we are already...

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