Interested in being a delegate for this year’s Provincial Council (AGM)?

All RETTA members are invited to attend the Manitoba Teachers’ Society Provincial Council. What is the Provincial Council? Provincial Council is the annual meeting between representatives from all 38 Locals and EFM along with the elected Provincial Executive. Provincial Council is the highest decision making body of the Society, and

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President’s Message

Happy Holidays to you all! The past three months have flown, and the holiday season is upon us. There are several things happening that take place every year around this time. Winter is trying to decide if it wants to take a firm hold and settle in for the next

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LifeSpeak- A Digital Wellness Platform

LifeSpeak is a free digital wellness platform that can provide RETTA members and your families with instant access to expert advice and confidential information when and where they need it. LifeSpeak will be available 24/7 from your smartphone, laptop or tablet. Access is anonymous and confidential. There are over 480

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VP Message- Wellness During the Holidays

It’s dark, it’s cold, there’s snow. Winter is here. What is also here is the holiday season and a break for all of you, our hard working teachers and clinicians. Personally I love the winter break, as hectic as it can be. Visits with family, friends, good food and drink,

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PISA- Avoid the Panic!

The latest round of PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) scores will be released on December 3. Every three years the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) releases results of tests conducted on 15-year-olds in more than 30 countries and city-states—what the OECD calls “economies”. The following information sheets

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Bill 2 & Bill 28 Updates

For information and updates on Bill 2 and Bill 28 click here.  

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RETTA Volleyball Social

We welcome all RETTA members to attend our RETTA Halloween themed volleyball social on November 1st at Valley Gardens Community Club/Middle School. First games start at 6:30. Come out and socialize with colleagues from the division. Admission is free, and there will also be a DJ, dancing, snacks and prizes

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New Teacher Welcome: Oct. 9th

Welcome to all new teachers to the division! RETTA school contact representatives and all teachers in their first three years with the division are invited to join us for an evening of fun, food, and mingling. Your Association president, vice president and members of the executive will be there to

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President’s Message: Welcome Back

As I write this, I’m sitting on the deck in my backyard. Beverage of choice in hand, dogs at my side. It’s Friday, the entry day of the Labour Day long weekend. By the time this article gets posted I will have attended the annual Labour Day March celebrating the

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Vice President’s Message: Back to School

If the chilly September weather is any indication, fall is upon us as are the first few days of school. I had the privilege of a restful yet busy summer, filled with visiting family and friends, lake time, staying outside as much as humanly possible and enjoying the warmth from

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