February 2012 Drummond Report was released setting the groundwork for an austerity budget.

April 11, 2012 Laurel Broten sends letters to Boards of Education reiterating that no contract can be signed involving monetary issues.

May 23, 2012 Updated Provincial Discussion Table parameters were announced - which include decreasing the number of sick days to 10 and creating a provincial wide benefits plan for public sector workers.

June 2012 ETFO members vote 93% in favour of 1 day of political action.

July 5, 2012 Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) signs a Memorandum of of Understanding(MOU) with the government.

August 20, 2012 Government announces legislature recall to table legislation

August 27, 2012 Bill 115, Putting Students First Act, introduced in legislature

August 28, 2012 Queen’s Park Rally for Education with ETFO, other unions

September 11, 2012 Bill 115 enacted into law/ ETFO members take a pause on voluntary extra-curricular activities

September 14-15, 2012 31 locals hold protests at MPP constituency offices

October 6, 2012 NDP wins Kitchener-Waterloo by-election

October 11, 2012 ETFO files Bill 115 Charter Challenge

October 15, 2012 Premier McGuinty announces resignation/prorogues legislature

October 22, 2012 ETFO locals request conciliation for collective agreements

November 14, 2012 Productive talks with ETFO cut short by education minister

November 22, 2012 ETFO work-to-rule actions begin in various locals

December 10-20, 2012 ETFO locals hold rotating one-day strikes

December 31, 2012 Government deadline for imposing contracts

January 3, 2013 Education Minister Laurel Broten imposes local contracts

January 21, 2013 Government repeals Bill 115; provisions remain in effect

January 27, 2013 Kathleen Wynne elected as Liberal Leader

January 29, 2013 ETFO meets with Premier Wynne, begins provincial talks

June 12, 2013 ETFO, government reach tentative agreement

June 13, 2013 ETFO presidents and chief negotiators meet to review the MOU

June 17-23, 2013 ETFO members participate in town hall meetings/vote on MOU

June 23, 2013 91% of voting ETFO members endorse provincial agreement