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CULE Solidarity Fund Update

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 | Print This Article

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 | Print This Article

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Protected: International Solidarity: Report from our adopted organizer

Monday, September 19th, 2016 | Print This Article

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CULE Statement on National Aboriginal Day

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 | Print This Article

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 | Print This Article

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 | Print This Article

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Protected: Minutes: CULE Solidarity Committee meetings

Monday, September 14th, 2015 | Print This Article

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CULE Solidarity Fund – call for projects

Friday, July 31st, 2015 | Print This Article

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 […]

Thank you from Digitel Employees Union

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 | Print This Article

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 | Print This Article

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 […]