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Provincial Council

The Provincial Council is the legislative body of OSSTF/FEESO between Annual Meetings. As a result, it is responsible for determination of interim policy, authorization of expenditures as provided for in the bylaws, and the approval or disapproval of provincial action.

As well, since Councillors represent individual districts, sectors and bargaining units, Provincial Council provides an important forum for the expression of district, sector and bargaining unit concerns and interests.

Applications to Provincial Standing Committees and Councils

The OSSTF/FEESO Provincial Council Nominations Committee invites members who are interested in contributing to the work of the Federation by serving on a Provincial Committee or Council to consider making an application. There are several background documents that you may find helpful when filling out your application. To view these documents, please log in to the myOSSTF portal

Applications can be completed online using the link below. Accessing the application form will require you to log into the Federation website. If you have not activated your account on the website, you can do so by clicking the Register Now link.

Applications for the 2021-2022 Federation Year

The deadline for applications to be considered for term appointments was March 1, 2021. The deadline for applications to be considered for co-option appointments was May 1, 2021. Late applications can be received and considered as per the following Provincial Council Handbook procedures:

 
5.2.3.5.3 Complete application forms, including the Provincial Councillor's Confidential Recommendation Form,  shall be forwarded to the Provincial Office by March 1st.  Any complete applications received after that time will be considered late, and will be considered for appointment only if there are not enough on time applications for that Provincial Standing Committee or Council.
 
5.2.5.3 Co-options must be made from applications received at Provincial Office by May 1st. Should there be no applications received by May 1st remaining on file, late applications on file at Provincial Office will be considered.

Please be advised that if you submit an application after the above deadlines, it will be marked as late.

Applications for the 2022-2023 Federation year will open in January 2022.

In accordance with the OSSTF/FEESO Constitution and Bylaws, please note Bylaw 2.3.1.10 under Duties of Members to OSSTF:


2.3.1.10 It shall be the duty of every Member to resign from that office when the member retires to a pension or its equivalent while serving on the Provincial Executive, Provincial Council, a provincial committee, council or as OTF Governor. (A.15)

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OSSTF/FEESO Members — Log in to your myOSSTF account to view materials related to Provincial Council and Standing Committees.

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Contact Us

If you have difficulties activating your account or logging into the website, please contact Membership Database at Provincial Office (Phone: 416-751-8300 or 1-800-267-7867, Email: membership-database@osstf.ca). If you encounter issues with the online application form, please send an email to webhelp@osstf.ca.

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