Message from the Vice President

Dear friends and colleagues, As I am sure you have been inundated with news, distance learning information, your own children’s needs, texts, whatsapps and more, I will leave you with something brief. During this time I have found myself thinking about my late Oma. Someone who was faced with immense

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COVID-19 Updates

Dear RETTA members, As you know, we find ourselves in an unprecedented situation with the spread of COVID-19. There are concerns and anxiety surrounding questions we all have. I will try to address some of the concerns that I’ve been hearing over the last couple days. On March13th the Province

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2020-2021 RETTA Executive Election Results

Your 2019-2020 RETTA Executive Congratulations and a big thank-you to all the members who put their name forward to serve on next year’s River East Transcona Teachers’ Association Executive Board. The time and commitment these members put towards serving the 1,300 members of RETTA is invaluable. Your 2020-2021 RETTA Executive:

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RETTA Elections

Notice of Call for RETTA Executive Elections! If you are interested in running for a RETTA executive position, please read the information below: 1. Nominations for election to The River East Transcona Teachers’ Association Executive are now being accepted. 2. Candidates for nominations are to provide a professional biography and/or

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Mental Wellness for Teachers

On this day of mental health awareness I thought it would be appropriate to remind you to take care of yourselves, and each other. I’m no expert in the field but as far as I’m concerned, mental health, is health. As teachers, we too often let our health suffer for

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Young Humanitarian Award Nominations

Nominate Students for a YHA They’re kids with a cause – compassionate, creative and courageous. You see them at every grade level, students who love serving in their schools and communities. Thank them for their goodness with a Young Humanitarian Award nomination. They could win one of four $1,000 prizes.

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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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