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Farewell to Sister Colette Savarie

Monday, January 12th, 2015 | Print This Article

CULE wants to wish Sister Colette Savarie all the best in her retirement!

Congratulations Larry!

Friday, October 24th, 2014 | Print This Article

 After many years of service on the CULE executive, Brother Larry Welsh has decided to take his retirement.  There was a party in his honour on October 20th where Brother Welsh was presented with a gift on behalf of CULE by CULE Atlantic Director Dave Shaw. I’m sure you all join the CULE Executive in wishing […]

Referendum Vote Results

Friday, February 21st, 2014 | Print This Article

The results of the vote to have a vote are in: 94 eligible to vote (CULE I – 57/CULE II – 37) 59 Ballots cast 23 – No 36 – Yes Watch for more information to come.

CEP letter – Membership Consultation

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Print This Article

CEP Local 2025 sent a letter to your CULE Executive inviting us to discuss with CULE members an offer of merger with their Local.  Your Executive met on February 19th to discuss this letter.  We discussed this matter further at a meeting held on February 27th.  CULE responded to CEP Local 2025 earlier today.  Directors will be […]

Gander RO – Letter to Robyn Benson

Friday, November 16th, 2012 | Print This Article

Click for the latest letter regarding the Gander Regional Office sent to Robyn Benson.

Gander RO Flyer

Monday, October 29th, 2012 | Print This Article

CULE has created a flyer (download it here) which can be provided to people who are seeking additional information regarding the proposed closure of the Gander RO. This flyer has already been distributed at the Atlantic and North Regional Council meetings. For additional information or clarification please contact your CULE Director.

CULE Members Stage Information Picket

Monday, October 15th, 2012 | Print This Article

Seven (7) CULE activists from the Halifax & Moncton RO’s staged an information picket at the Atlantic Regional Council meeting held this past weekend in Chester, Nova Scotia. The information picket was scheduled to protest the ER’s decision to close the Gander RO. While this currently affects two (2) CULE members the after effects on […]

Gander Regional Office – Update

Friday, October 5th, 2012 | Print This Article

Please see below for a follow-up email CULE sent to PSAC. We will continue to keep the CULE membership updated on this situation. Hi Robyn. Brother Pecek advised us on October 3, 2012 that a report, including recommendations, was submitted to the Alliance Executive Committee (AEC) on October 1, 2012. Based on that report & […]

Gander Regional Office – Slated for Closure

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 | Print This Article

CULE members in the Gander Regional Office were informed by their Regional Coordinator earlier this week that the AEC have made the decision to close their office. CULE sent a letter to PSAC National President Robyn Benson on Monday of this week requesting that the consultation process be stopped and that an outside consultant be retained. […]

CULE Retiree’s Tee it Up!

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 | Print This Article

Brothers Phil Trottier (Kingston RO) and Bob Allen (Ottawa RO) participated in the PSAC Charity Golf Tourney held June 14th at the Kingsway Golf Course in Gatineau, Quebec.  For many years CULE has sponsored a golf hole to support the variety of charities who have benefited from this yearly event.  In the picture (attached) Phil and […]

CULE Shines the Light on Non-Responsive Employer

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 | Print This Article

For the last 18 months a variety of issues have been raised by CULE at the National Union/Management Consultation (UMC) meetings. Unfortunately, the employer has failed to respond in whole or in part to a majority of those issues. Not only is this frustrating for your representatives at the UMC meetings but we expect that […]

PSAC Convention Report – May 3

Friday, May 4th, 2012 | Print This Article

Despite some glitches with the electronic voting system delegates elected Robyn Benson as National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada. Chris Aylward was elected NVP. CULE will be meeting with both of them on May 4.

PSAC Convention report – May 2

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 | Print This Article

There were a number of resolutions passed today none of which had the significance of yesterday’s content. General Resolutions on anti-bullying campaign and safe drinking water for first nations both passed unanimously. A Constitution Committee resolution calling for all DCL’s to be put into a DCL Component was tabled. Finally, a resolution calling for full […]

PSAC Convention Report – May 1

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 | Print This Article

After much debate the special levy ($2.58/per member, per month) related to the PSAC staff pension plan was passed by the delegates. The budget was also passed by the delegates. A couple of other resolutions which were dealt with by the Convention was an increase to the Political Action line item (.26 cents dues increase); […]

PSAC Convention Report – April 30

Monday, April 30th, 2012 | Print This Article

The first full day of Triennial Convention was spent debating the budget. The main items of debate were related to the budget as a whole; special levy for staff pension plan and a special levy which will kick in if the PSAC membership drops below 170,000. A referral back to the Finance Committee to remove […]