Catholic Teacher’s Association spreads Christmas cheer through donations

Press release

The Executive members of the Northwest Unit of the Ontario Catholic Teachers’ Association are
pleased to share with the district our Advent Efforts for 2021.

This year by unanimous decision, the following local charities have been each gifted a $250
donation to continue their good works through the 2021 Advent and Christmas season:

  • United Native Friendship Centre – Food Bank – Fort Frances
  • Food Bank and Thrift Store – Emo
  • Native Friendship Centre – Food Bank – Atikokan
  • Native Friendship Centre – Food Bank – Dryden
  • Out Of The Cold Program – Sioux Lookout

We acknowledge that none of our communities are exempt from hardship and poverty. The Unit
pledges that it will continue to be an ally in the fight for Social Justice and Reconciliation issues.

The Northwest Unit of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) is a local labour
union representing over 100 permanent and occasional members from the following communities:

Atikokan, Dryden, Fort Frances, Stratton and Sioux Lookout.

For more information please contact Unit President Nathan Cousineau via the Unit Office phone 807-276-7142 or his email address