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Cuba orientation, travel tips, and expenses

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Dear Convention Delegates, As you are departing in the coming days, we want to share with you some basic orientation and travel tips in preparation for a more rewarding journey. Before you leave — don’t forget Restricted items Donations Laundry Electrical equipment and time zone Cuban tourist card (Cuban visitor’s visa) Money matters Tipping rules […]

Resolutions to CULE Convention – deadline extended

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Please note that the deadline for submission of resolutions to Convention has been extended to August 31st, 2009. Resolutions All CULE members are encouraged to submit resolutions via email to prior to the August 31st deadline. Patrick will coordinate and forward to the correct committee. Please don’t forget to let us know who the […]

CULE Convention information

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

CUBA CONVENTION CUBA 2010 updated: June 18th, with costs Convention Dates: Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17, 2009 Travel Dates: Monday, January 11 to Monday, January 18, 2009 | Friday, January 15 to Friday January 22, 2009 **(some have requested additional dates which include the week of Monday, January 4 -18, 2009, Monday, January […]

CULE Convention: Call for committee members & resolutions

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Hear ye! Hear ye! Please consider this a call for resolutions to the 2nd CULE Convention as well as a call for resolution committee members. Resolutions All CULE members are encouraged to submit resolutions via email to prior to the July 31st deadline. Patrick will coordinate and forward to the correct committee. Please don’t […]

Call Out & Survey For SECOND CULE CONVENTION – Varadero, Cuba, January 16 & 17 2010

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Call Out & Survey For SECOND CULE CONVENTION – Varadero, Cuba, January 16 & 17  2010 At its October 2008 meeting, the Executive established that the Second CULE Convention will be held in January 2010. After surveying the CULE membership it was decided the Convention would again be held in Cuba and the Convention Committee […]

Results: CULE 2nd Convention Survey

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Cuba : 48 Dominican : 17 Quebec : 4 Total Responses : 69

CULE 2nd Convention Survey

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Please take the time to fill out the convention survey to assist us in a location selection that will try to accommodate all of our needs. Mail or fax your responses back to Patrick c/o the Vancouver RO, prior to the deadline, October 17 2008 200 – 5238 Joyce Street, Vancouver BC V5R6C9 Fax: (604) […]

CULE Convention Survey Results

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Here are the results of the CULE convention survy, read below or download a pdf here: CULE Convention Survey Results. 36 replies were received … Were you a CULE member in 2006 and did you attend the CULE Convention in Cuba in January, 2006? Yes, I was a member(35) No, I was not a member […]

Resolution 28 Committee – Management Styles – Call for Participation on this Committee

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

The mandate of this committee is to develop a policy paper outlining how CULE members should be managed in a way that recognizes union principles, creates a healthy workplace and which contributes to a management system where all of the participants can have their legitimate needs met. The establishment of this committee flows from Resolution […]

CULE Executive conference call minutes / CULE Merger Committee report

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

The October 31st Executive conference call minutes and CULE Merger Committee report that were recently distributed have been posted in the CULE members-only section. Please contact your Director for the username and password needed to access this section.

Letters from Nycole Turmel and Ken Georgetti re: CLC affiliation

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

Lisa Garnier, President, Canadian Union of Labour Employees Dear Lisa, I am writing in response to your letter of February 17, 2006, in which you request that the PSAC support a CULE request to affiliate with the Canadian Labour Congress. Further to a discussion at the AEC, we agreed that it would be inappropriate for […]

Call-out – CULE Equity Committee

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

Equity Resolutions – CULE Convention Please advise Heather Longstaff, CULE Secretary, by March 31, 2006 if you would like to volunteer to sit on a Committee to deal with the Equity Resolutions brought forward at the CULE Convention. Marion Agadzi is the Executive Member on this Committee. Update: The Committee will consist of 4 members. […]

Social Justice @ CULE

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

As discussed at the Convention, CULE members expressed a desire to become more involved in Social Justice Causes and the executive is committed to doing this. The executive will be establishing a budget line item with guidelines for donations such as the appeal for assistance for the Philippine mudslide victims. A Solidarity committee will be […]

Phil Trottier’s photos

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Brother Trottier enjoys some Cuban hospitality! Here are some more photos of the Cuban landscape and people Philippe Trottier sent in … thanks Phil! Update: Phil has kindly captioned his photos.

Free the Five

Monday, February 13th, 2006

Who are the Cuban Five? The Cuban Five are five Cuban men who are in U.S. prison, serving four life sentences and 75 years collectively, after being wrongly convicted in U.S. federal court in Miami, on June 8, 2001. They are Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González and René González. The Five were […]