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General Meeting

Another meeting…..

The Local General Meeting will be held
Wednesday, March 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m.,
at the LETO office, #5-1112 Russell St.

A light dinner will be served following the meeting.

Please let me know before Friday, March 3 if you plan to attend, and advise of any dietary restrictions.

Important to You

The OT Local is hosting the ETFO workshop Deconstructing Stereotypes of Aboriginal People.
Are you interested in having courageous conversations to address negative attitudes and beliefs of Aboriginal people? This 2 hour workshop will provide an opportunity to explore historical and contemporary Aboriginal realities, the influence and impacts of media, and the role you can play in deconstructing stereotypes.

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: LETO Office, #5 – 1112 Russell Street
Presenter: Sheila Maracle, Hamilton-Wentworth ETFO Local
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Dinner will be served. Please advise of any dietary restrictions.

Tentative Extension Agreement:
The Lakehead Teacher and OT Locals will be holding a joint confidential information meeting.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Victoria Inn

Special Education for the OT

Thursday, January 26, 2017
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: LETO Office, #5-1112 Russell Street

This workshop is to provide the daily occasional teacher with tips, tricks and teaching points to use in the classroom. It isn’t always easy to walk in as an OT and know how to handle students with special education needs. This workshop will offer insight and valuable information to ease the stress of working with students who have a variety of learning needs.

Register by emailing Kristen Anderson

A light meal will be provided so please advise of any dietary concerns upon registration.

Financial Budgeting Workshop

The Lakehead OT Local will be providing a Financial Budgeting Workshop. This workshop will provide you with tips, tricks and tools to manage your money on a variable income so that you can save for a rainy day, but still go on vacation! This workshop is limited to 25 participants.

Date: Wednesday, November 9th
Time: 4:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Location: LETO Office, #5 – 1112 Russell St.

A light dinner will be provided. Please advise of any dietary restrictions.
Register by emailing Kristen Anderson

Autumn Meet and Greet

Autumn Meet and Greet
Wed. Oct. 26, 4:15 – 6:15 p.m.
1914 W. Arthur St.
Pumpkin Carving
Guest: Tracy Blodgett, ETFO Prov. Exec. Member
Cash Attendance Draw
Prize for the best carving on a pumpkin

Confirm attendance by contacting Nancy C. by Oct. 23rd at cell 251-0034 or We want to make sure we have enough food and pumpkins!

Cash attendance draw which will increase for every attendee at the event. The more members, the larger the pot.

One pumpkin will win the Best Carved Pumpkin prize of a $25 Chapters gift card. Bring your carving tools and your most creative ideas.