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Protected: Equity Director (Alternate) report for CULE meeting April 25-26, 2015

Monday, May 4th, 2015 | Print This Article

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CULE Statement for March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racism

Friday, March 20th, 2015 | Print This Article

In October 1966 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racism. Since the proclamation of this day, the world continues to see the rise of racism in every corner of the earth.  Racism continues to invade our consciousness, via the various news media.  We continue to see […]

Celebrate Black History Month

Friday, February 6th, 2015 | Print This Article

Black History was originally celebrated as a Black History Week in 1926 in the United States of America. At the launching of the Black History Week – Carter G Woodson made the following quote “If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the […]

International Humans Rights Day

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 | Print This Article

CULE acknowledges December 10th as International Humans Rights Day and salutes the members of CULE who struggle to promote Human Rights for all on a daily basis in their union, workplace and community. International Human Rights Day has been celebrated since 1950 and honours the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December […]

December 10 is International Human Rights Day

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 | Print This Article

CULE acknowledges December 10th as International Humans Rights Day and salutes the members of CULE who struggle to promote Human Rights for all on a daily basis in their union, workplace and community. International Human Rights Day has been celebrated since 1950 and honours the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December […]

Call For Nominations: Alternate CULE Equity Director

Monday, October 1st, 2012 | Print This Article

As per section 5 C (iv) of the CULE Constitution, an alternate to the CULE Equity Director will be elected. Download a nomination form and return to Nancy MacLean c/o PSAC Halifax Regional Office – Park West Centre, Suite 301, 287 Lacewood Drive, Halifax NS B3M3Y7  or via fax:  (902) 443-8291 Note the deadline for […]

CULE statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 | Print This Article

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was established six years after an event, known as the Sharpeville tragedy or Sharpeville massacre, which captured worldwide attention. This event involved police opening fire and killing 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against the apartheid “pass laws” in Sharpeville, South Africa, March 21, 1960. The […]

February is Black History Month

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 | Print This Article

In 1995 the Government of Canada designated February as Black History Month, celebrating the contribution of people of African descent to the Canadian mosaic. The theme for Black History Month 2012 is “Our Canadian Story: Making Community Engagement A Priority”. CULE encourages all members to participate in events, community organizations, and educational activities that celebrate […]

CULE Statement on December 20, International Human Solidarity Day

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 | Print This Article

The United Nations’ (UN) International Human Solidarity Day is annually held on December 20 to celebrate unity in diversity. It also aims to remind people on the importance of solidarity in working towards eradicating poverty. The International Human Solidarity Day was first proclaimed on December 22, 2005, at the UN General Assembly. It was proclaimed […]

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day

Monday, June 20th, 2011 | Print This Article

National Aboriginal Day celebrates Canada’s Indigenous culture and the achievements made by the country’s Aboriginal peoples. National Aboriginal Day is celebrated on June 21 of every year. On June 21 Canada celebrates the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Aboriginal peoples. There are three Aboriginal groups in Canada – the First […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Monday, March 21st, 2011 | Print This Article

Forty years ago the United Nations declared March 21st as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Racism detracts from celebrating our diversity and makes us poorer. Today CULE calls on its members and allies to pause and reflect on the struggles to eliminate racism.

International Women’s Day

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 | Print This Article

CULE salutes the Women of the Union on International Women’s Day.  CULE would like to acknowledge and applaud the contributions of the Women of the labour movement.   Over the last few years CULE has sponsored the work of Sister Precy Dagooc, Union Organizer in the Philippines.  The Philipines is the third most dangerous place […]

PSAC Montreal RO Hate Crime Incident

Friday, March 4th, 2011 | Print This Article

As you know hate crime incident took place in the PSAC Montreal Regional Office on or about February 21, 2011.  The police were contacted, the PSAC hired a criminal lawyer and everyone is saying “its not us”.  The Montreal Gazette has printed a story and an editorial.

February is Black History month

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 | Print This Article

The United Nations has designated the year of 2011 as the year for People of African Decent. Canada celebrates February as Black History Month. During the month of February, Canadians acknowledge the contributions made to the society by persons of the black community. Canadians also acknowledge the struggles of people of African Decent by highlighting […]

CBB Director position – PSAC response

Monday, February 7th, 2011 | Print This Article

On December 10th, International Day of Human Rights, CULE requested that the employer provide their rationale as to why the Collective Bargaining Branch Director’s position was not a designated position.  Here is John Gordon’s response to our request (pdf).