Our Canada.

Our Students.

Our Profession.

Hear My Voice 2016-11-01T09:05:53+00:00

Key Issues


95% of teachers want us to advocate for children and youth with mental health issues

What We Can Do

93% of teachers want us to advocate for the elimination of child poverty

What We Can Do

Teachers Believe

A strong publicly funded public education system, rooted in the principles of universality, equity, responsiveness and accountability, is essential to sustaining and promoting our democratic society working for the good of all. Therefore, we, the teachers of Canada, believe:We, the teachers of Canada, believe:

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Early diagnosis and intervention are key to addressing mental illness 2016-11-02T11:03:51+00:00
40% of Canada’s indigenous children live in poverty 2016-11-02T11:05:14+00:00
7% of people with major depressive disorder will take their own lives 2016-11-02T11:06:04+00:00
Over 1 Million Canadian Children Live in Poverty 2016-11-02T11:06:54+00:00
1 out of 5 children who need mental health services receives them 2016-11-02T11:13:11+00:00
1 in 7 users of shelters is a child 2016-11-02T11:12:08+00:00
Doctors believe one of the best prescriptions for improving health outcomes is reducing poverty 2016-11-02T11:11:04+00:00
Children represent 37% of food bank users in Canada 2016-11-02T11:09:51+00:00
Anxiety and mood disorders are among the most common mental health conditions in children and youth 2016-11-02T11:08:59+00:00

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