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Protected: Adopt an Organizer Report to CULE – May 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

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International Solidarity update: rebuilding the Malabon Day Care

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

As many members know, CULE donated $500 towards tragic neighbourhood fires that occurred in the Philippines a few months ago. Here is an update from April 2017. CULE’s contribution went towards the rebuilding of the Malabon Day Care. This building also acts as a pseudo-community centre where community organizations hold their meetings, trainings, etc. for […]

Statement on Martial Law in Mindanao

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

While CULE’s current solidarity project in the Philippines is not in Mindanao, your International Solidarity Committee wanted to share this statement from KILUSAN on the recent declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao. We will be keeping a close watch on further developments. Martial Law in Mindanao, Overkill Following clashes between government troops and alleged members […]

CULE Solidarity Fund Update

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Recently CULE, through its Solidarity Fund, contributed towards rebuilding efforts of a Day Care Centre in the Philippines that had burned to the ground after a major fire in an urban poor neighbourhood. Please see below for further background on the day care and its role in the neighbourhood. Pablo Rosales, one of the organizers, […]

Protected: Adopt an Organizer Report – January/March 2017

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

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CULE statement on International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, 2016

Friday, December 9th, 2016

The year 2016 has been a year of many challenges for basic Human Rights across the globe. Tens of millions of refugees around the world continue to be forced to flee their homes due to violence, conflict and persecution. They fight for their lives and seek basic human rights such as shelter, food and water. […]

Protected: International Solidarity: Report from our adopted organizer

Monday, September 19th, 2016

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CULE Statement on National Aboriginal Day

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

June 21, National Aboriginal Day, is a day for all Canadians to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of Indigenous Peoples in Canada; past, present and future. There are three groups of Indigenous Peoples in Canada – the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The federal government proclaimed June 21 as National […]

Truth and Reconciliation Summary Report Reading Challenge and Reminder: Social Justice Leave

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

We invite CULE Sisters and Brothers to take the challenge of reading the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) summary report starting June 21, 2016, National Aboriginal Day. You can pledge to accept this challenge here. Also, a reminder of the following provisions in our Collective Agreement: Social Justice Leave 21.23 At the request of an […]

Protected: Minutes: CULE Solidarity Committee meeting – July 28/15

Monday, April 4th, 2016

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Protected: Minutes: CULE Solidarity Committee meetings

Monday, September 14th, 2015

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CULE Solidarity Fund – call for projects

Friday, July 31st, 2015

To: All CULE Members The CULE Solidarity Committee is asking members to submit projects for funding consideration to our CULE Solidarity Fund. Requests are reviewed quarterly, the next deadline is August 31st. To know if your project is appropriate for the Fund, please review the mandate and terms of reference: Mandate As an initiative that […]

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

Friday, March 20th, 2015

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 […]

Thank you from Digitel Employees Union

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Your Solidarity Committee would like to share this email which we recently received from DEU, the Digitel Employees Union in response to the letter of support recently sent on behalf of CULE members. WE COULD NOT HAVE DONE THIS WITHOUT YOU, THANK YOU! August 1, 2013 To All Our Sympathizers, Supporters and Well-wishers, We, members […]

CULE supports Digitel Employees Union in their fight for justice

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Last Wednesday was International Worker’s Day, a day that helps remind us that workers are interconnected around the world because we are struggling for very similar things: a decent livelihood, dignified work, basic workers’ rights, and union recognition that will help us achieve all of those goals and more. Too often workers and their unions are forced […]