President’s Message

Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful break and enjoyed special time with family and friends. As well, I trust that you were able to take time for yourself, reflect upon the year that just passed and plan for the year upon which we are now embarking. For myself,

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Vice-President’s Message

Happy New Year and welcome back to all members of RETTA! It was tremendous to spend quality time with family and friends, especially those residing from out of town. I hope that you all had time to relax, recharge and get geared up for the remainder of the school year.

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A Message for New(er) Teachers

At our New Teacher Welcome that we held back on October 9th, there was a comment that struck me as important enough that it warrants addressing. Basically the comment was this: “Bill-28 doesn’t affect me because I still get a raise each year”. This exemplifies the challenges we face in

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Warren Buffet* Works for Me – Voluntary TRAF Contributions

Did you ever want to have the ability to have a Warren Buffet Like Person* working for you? Did you make 9.18% on your investments last year with little to no Management Fee? Did you invest $1000 in 2013 and now its $1602?  The answer to this questions can be

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RETTA Golf Tournament a Success!

35 RETTA members avoided the rain on Friday evening and enjoyed some near perfect golfing weather at our Golf Tournament on June 22nd. After only a small sprinkling of rain for about the first two holes, the sun came out and it was a beautiful evening for golf at The

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MTS 99th Provincial Council Meeting

Highlights from the 99th Manitoba Teacher’s Society Provincial Council (Taken from mbteach.org) May 24, 2018 Education Minister’s Address “We have appreciated the professional approach of MTS, despite not always agreeing on all education issues“, said Education Minister Ian Wishart in his address to the annual general meeting on Thursday, May

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MTS Rally for Public Education

(From the Manitoba Teacher’s Society – mbteach.org) More than 1,500 spirited public school teachers, principals, vice-principals and supporters packed the front of the Legislature Friday, May 25, putting the government on notice. As one of the crowd’s chants put it: “When education’s under attack, what do we do? “Stand up,

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Workplace Safety and Health Message

A Message from Your President & Vice-President (Taken from the special edition of the Workplace Safety and Health RETTA Record ) Whether you are a clinician, a coordinator, a principal or a teacher (all RETTA members), you are holding an important document regarding your working conditions and the legislative regulations

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