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Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Continue to monitor and oppose any attempt to remove Section 43 of the Criminal Code.
- Continue to propose the strengthening of laws against exploitation of women and children.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Policies or Program
- Access opportunities through House and Senate Committees to present and lobby for the elimination of child poverty through creation new policies or enhancement of existing policies.
- Propose that Federal Ministry of Child and Youth Services be established to harmonize policy and provision of services with a wide range of stakeholders to improve outcomes for children, youth and families
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Policies or Program, Regulation
- Continue to lobby for the creation, under the Canada Health Act, of a universal health care benefits program for all Canadian employees, a national system for long-term and elder care, and a national system for affordable prescription drugs.
- We will continue to press for a more appropriate response from the Federal government in addressing cyberbullying in Canadian schools. The recent legislation is not what we had in mind as appropriate.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Regulation
- Continue to seek to improve the regulations for the rating of films and video games to prevent violent products from being sold to children.
- Seek changes to the Employment Insurance Program designed to improve access to benefits for part-time workers and to take into consideration regional differences in the implementation of EI regualtions.
Policies or Program
- Create a national policy and programs regarding youth mental health.
- Establish new programs to enhance income supports for low income families.
- To create policy aimed at income protection for retired persons including an enhanced CPP.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB)
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
Canadian Heritage (PCH)
Canadian Pension Commission (CPC)
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Copyright Board of Canada (CB)
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Finance Canada (FIN)
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Health Canada (HC)
Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB)
Justice Canada (JC)
Members of the House of Commons
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages (OCOL)
Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC)
Revenue Canada (RC)
Senate of Canada
Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Status of Women Canada (SWC)
Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
Government institutions added through a monthly communication report
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
To advance the cause of education and the teaching profession by acting as the collective voice of Canadian teachers at the inter-provincial, federal and international levels. To facilitate the sharing of ideas, knowledge and skills; To conduct and foster educational research; To coordinate and deliver international assistance programs; To cooperate with other organizations in Canada and the world, sharing similar goals. To advocate for a Quality Public Education System across Canada.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
Organization's membership or classes of membership
The Federation is comprised of 15 Member organizations and one Affiliate Member who collectively represent over 200,000 elementary and secondary school teachers. Member organizations are provincial and territorial teacher organizations across Canada.
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
2490 Don Reid Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 1E1
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Cassandra Hallett,
Secretary General |
No public offices held
- Robert McGahey,
Acting Director, Advocacy and Labour |
No public offices held