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CULE's 40th anniversary / 40e anniversaire de l'UCES

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 | Print This Article

Sisters and Brothers: October 19th, CULE is celebrating its 40th anniversary.   If the members in your region would like to hold an activity, such as a march, a cake, a group picture, etc. please send me the pictures or details of the activities and I’ll have it posted on our CULE website and also on […]

Digging through the CULE archives – vol 5

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 | Print This Article

The Canadian Union of Labour Employees (CULE) have been representing the staff in regional offices since 1976.  Bernie Dixon (Halifax RO) was the very first CULE President.  Over that 36 year period many regional office staff have volunteered to sit on the CULE Executive and deal with the affairs of their union.  The following lists identify the […]

Digging through the CULE archives – vol 4

Monday, March 26th, 2012 | Print This Article

Before the world wide web written communications was one of the key methods used when trying to communicate with others. In 1989 CULE decided to create its own newsletter to “enhance communications between CULE members scattered throughout the country and bring us closer together.” Fred Lang, Regional Representative in the Victoria Regional Office, took on […]

Digging through the CULE archives – vol 3

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 | Print This Article

The next PSAC Triennial Convention is less than two months away. From what we understand the delegates will be debating a resolution related to staff pensions. Who knows what type of dynamic that could create on the Convention floor. For those of you who remember, it was the 1991 PSAC Convention in Vancouver where a […]

Digging through the CULE archives vol. 2

Friday, February 24th, 2012 | Print This Article

I’m sure we can all agree that dealing with our Finance Section has its challenges but it couldn’t have always been that way? Afraid it has. See the memo from CULE President Jim Brohman to Penny Bertrand, Coordinator Regional Offices, dated April 26, 1999. Clearly, our employer just doesn’t get it.

Digging through the CULE archives

Friday, February 10th, 2012 | Print This Article

CULE has a long history of wading into the political agenda of the day –  in October 1983, a motion was passed at a membership meeting which read: “That the President of CULE, on behalf of the membership, send a letter to the Prime Minister, to the leaders of the official opposition parties and to […]