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Women in Action Part 1

Women in Action Poster

HWETL is running Women in Action part 1 at Pillar and Post in Niagara-on-the-Lake on April 24th to 26th.

For more information, contact Heather in the office at

You can apply by filling out the form below:

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Join us for HWETL Sign-Making party

Please join us to make a personal sign! See the poster for details and call the office to let us know you are coming so we get enough pizza.

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ETFO Workplace Violence Video

ETFO has released a new video on Risk Assessment and Safety Plans. Please take some time to watch.



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HWETL Movie Night

Please call Ursula to register to join us for our HWETL movie night screening of This Changes Everything on the 20th of November.


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Healthy Masculinities

There is an upcoming ETFO Healthy Masculinities Conference and available teacher workshops.  See attached flyer.


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Meeting Dates

Hamilton-Wentworth Elementary Teachers’ Approved Local Meeting and Event Dates


Workplace Steward Meetings, Tuesdays 4:30 @ HWETL Office

September 12, 2017

October 3, 2017

December – Steward Training (TBD)

January 9, 2018

March 6, 2018

April 10, 2018

June – Steward Social (TBD)


General Meetings Tuesdays 4:30 @ LIUNA Station (Grand Ballroom, Childcare in Continental Room)

November 7, 2017

  • Election of Delegates to ETFO General Meeting

February 6, 2018

  • ETFO General Meeting Resolutions

May 8, 2018

  • Elections, Approval of Budget, HWETL Constitutional changes, Executive and Committee Reports


Executive Meetings, Tuesdays 4:30 @ HWETL Office

August 29, 2017 (10:30 am)

September 26, 2017

October 24, 2017

November 28, 2017

December 19, 2017 (p.m. – Instructional Day)

January 30, 2018

February 27, 2018

March 27, 2018

April 24, 2018

May 29, 2018 (p.m. – Instructional Day)

June 26, 2018


Special Events

Labour Day Parade – September 4, 2017 (Meet at 10am York & Pearl)

Awards Ceremony and NEW Teacher Induction, LIUNA Station – December 5th, 2017

Retirement Social, Michelangelo’s – June 12th, 2018

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Pride Ballot Draw

The HWETL LGBTQ Committee invites you to celebrate PRIDE by entering into a draw for several LGBTQ related items for your classroom.  Please click the link below to print a ballot for HWETL’s Pride draw.

pride draw ballot May 2017

Or to enter online, fill out the form below:


Collective Bargaining

Contract Extension Info Session

Mark your Calendar.  Please be sure to RSVP to Ursula through your Steward.

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Call For Presenters for ETFO ICT Conference.

For More Information, see the flyer below.

ICT Call for Presenters

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Avi Lewis Lecture