Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA
) Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Program for Quality Teaching (PQT)
Catherine's Bishop Gerard Bergie have also criticized OECTA
for its inappropriate stance on the parade, as has the Board of Trustees of the London Catholic District School Board and the York Catholic Board.
, for instance, distributed a flyer to its membership emphasizing the impact of manufacturing job loss on their students, whose families were experiencing economic instability, and declining enrolments as families left the community for jobs elsewhere.
The Supreme Court's decisions in Eurig and OECTA
pose a host of questions about the relationship between the courts and parliamentary bodies because they suggest that the courts may determine questions of parliamentary procedure arising from section 53 of the Constitution Act, 1867.
For example, the Catholic Teachers Union (OECTA
) leadership imposed a $60 extra contribution from each member to buttress Liberal Dalton McGuinty's campaign during the last provincial election (October 2011).
, the Ontario English Catholic teachers' union, made it clear that they sided with Premier McGuinty and not with the Church from which they derive their raison d'etre.
Please know that not all of us in Catholic education are comfortable with and supportive of OECTA
's perceived capitulation to the secular whims of this provincial government.
Teresa Hartnett would have us believe that the English Catholic Teachers Association, OECTA
, which is fully supportive of Dalton McGuinty's Bill 13 for such inclusive education under anti-bullying strategies, does not represent Catholic teachers.
On the weekend of February 4, moreover, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association rejected the leadership of the Trustees' Association and the Catholic Bishops of Ontario, claiming that they were not consulted on the matter and that OECTA
approves of the formation of GSAs (GayStraight Alliance clubs).
The Annual General Meeting of OECTA
(Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association) took place in Windsor, ON from March 10-12, in the glare of the homosexual ideology imposed on schools by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty.