National Aboriginal Day – June 21

National Aboriginal Day – June 21

CUPE National writes, “National Aboriginal Day is time to celebrate the vibrant and unique cultures of Indigenous peoples, as First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities graciously share their ceremonies, customs and heritage with us all. It is also a time for us to recommit ourselves to promoting truth and reconciliation” Some of the ways we can participate: Read the TRC Final Report and consider…

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Baby Food Drive – at the BBQ

Baby Food Drive – at the BBQ

CUPE 951 – proudly supporting 1UP VICTORIA SINGLE PARENT RESOURCE CENTRE Bring a donation of BABY FOOD, FORMULA OR DIAPERS (ALL SIZES, CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH!) and all baby friendly (and necessary!) toiletries; lotions, balms, creams, etc http://www.singleparentvictoria.ca BRING ITEMS TO THE CUPE 951 BBQ JUNE 21, 2017   COMMONS BLOCK Other items will be gratefully accepted, toys, new or gently…

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We mourn the passing of activist Bob White

We mourn the passing of activist Bob White

“We have lost a formidable leader who truly understood the intersection of social justice and labour rights.” — Larry Brown, National Union of Public and General Emplyees President Ottawa (21 Feb. 2017) — Canada’s unions are mourning the loss of a great and inspirational leader, former Canadian Labour Congress president Bob White, who has died at age 81. Bob White remembered as tough negotiator,…

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