This spring, make your mental health a priority.

March 17, 2023

  Why do so many of us avoid our mental health, even when we need support?  You may have your reasons; family or work priorities, not enough time, perhaps even stigma around accessing the help you need. It’s understandable to want to keep going and push through until you feel better.  But if you don’t […]

Going on a leave?

March 17, 2023

If you are going on a leave, and covered under the ETFO ELHT benefits plan, your school board will inform OTIP of your leave status up to two weeks after you begin your leave. You will then receive an email and letter via Canada Post from OTIP instructing you to review and update your benefits. […]

Use it Well

November 28, 2022

Together we can protect your benefits plan It is the shared responsibility of you and your Employee Life and Health Trust (ELHT) to protect your benefits. Why should this matter to you? Simply put, the cost and sustainability of your plan is impacted by usage. When providers say, ‘use it or lose it’, and encourage […]

Trainers Choice: Your approved surgical stocking provider

November 28, 2022

  Effective September 1, 2022, the ETFO ELHT Benefits Plan introduced Trainers Choice as an OTIP approved provider for medically necessary surgical and compression stockings. Surgical and compression stockings are designed to apply gentle pressure to your legs and ankles, promoting blood flow from your legs to your heart. Your doctor may prescribe surgical and […]

Everyday Empathy

June 8, 2022

As we shift our mindset from “staying at home” to “learning to live” with COVID, it is more important than ever to practice empathy, for others and ourselves. Here are four simple ways to cultivate empathy and use it every day. These past two years, the pandemic has taken a toll on our collective wellness. […]

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