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    Pre-Retirement & Pension Session – May 29, 4:30-6:30pm

    Hey County, Please find attached information regarding a seminar hosted by the Halifax Regional Economic Welfare Committee for teachers exploring retirement. Executive Staff Officer Kyle Maryatt will present pertinent information for the benefit of members in the Halifax City, Dartmouth and Halifax County Locals. The session will be held at the Tom Parker building on […]

    Check-In, Tuesday, April 18th.

    Good Morning County! Very important day for a few reasons today. First off, today marks the 2nd Tuesday in our #Tuesdaymouring campaign. Remember to wear culturally appropriate colours of mourning to show your anger over the passing of Bill 75. It should be noted that the Bill is actually now called¬†Teachers Professional Agreement and Classroom […]

    Check-In, Monday April 10th

    Good Morning County! This past Friday I had a chance to sit in with all the other local presidents at our annual local presidents conference. All the presidents had an opportunity to bring forward issues and concerns from their regions to the table, and it was fascinating to hear how, despite our geographic differences, many […]

    Check-In, Monday April 3rd

    Happy Monday, Halifax County. Hope you all had a restful weekend and were able to recharge after the report card deadlines.¬†I know a great many of you felt the stress of that endeavour and I hope that our message of brevity filtered down into your own circumstances. The new contract and expectations for teachers remained […]

    Check-In, Monday, March 27th

    Good morning County, Well, this has been another interesting week in the world of education. As you all probably have heard, the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions announced fairly publicly last week that they had come up with 18 recommendations after their first round of meetings. The Council met for 3 days in total (one […]

    Check-In, Monday, March 20th.

    Good morning County, and welcome back. I hope your break was restful. Prior to heading off to parts unknown, a great deal of discussion was happening around report card comments. The concerns expressed by teachers were brought forward, and we were able to get the following response which came from a meeting of the superintendents […]

    Workshop Opportunity: Financial Planning

    Hey County, Courtesy of the Halifax Regional Representative Council (HRRC for short), a body made up of local exec members from Dartmouth, Halifax City and Halifax County, members are welcome to attend and participate in a financial planning seminar with a presenter from Teachers Plus Credit Union. People interested in attending should RSVP to plboudreau@nstu.ca […]