NEW Wellness Grant

Given that each workplace’s nature, needs, and composition is distinct, the Association would like to offer the opportunity for members to put forward proposals for site-based RETTA member wellness events that promote stress reduction, physical activity, nutrition, and work-life management. This is not replacing our well-attended group events like Trivia

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RETTA Ratifies an Agreement with RETSD

The River East Transcona Teachers’ Association is pleased to announce that we have ratified an Agreement-in-Committee with the River East Transcona School Division. Ratification vote results: From 1,257 ballots cast, the members of RETTA have voted 98.8%  in favour of ratification. 

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Demystifying Presenting to a Bill Committee

Demystifying Presenting to a Bill Committee You’ve likely heard of the opportunity to register and speak to “The Committee” about Bill-64, the Education Modernization Act. When politicians get involved in education, educators need to get involved in politics. This is a great opportunity for us to have our voices heard

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Three Incongruent Documents

RETTA members, the provincial government released three documents that will reform the education system. The attached document is meant to give a quick overview of those documents and hopefully provide a bit of clarity. Click here to read more.

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PPDF Updates

Due to COVID-19 implications, including but not limited to, travel restrictions, public health directives, Manitoba Education directives, conference availability and the unknowns regarding school re-opening, temporary changes to the fund guidelines are necessary. As such the PPDF committee approved the following interim changes to the fund guidelines at their May

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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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