In December 1995, the Parliament of Canada officially recognized February as Black History Month, following a motion introduced by the first Black Canadian Woman elected to Parliament, the Honourable Jean Augustine, M.P. of Etobicoke-Lakeshore, who at the time was Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister. The motion was carried unanimously by the House of Commons. […]
In 2015, Lunar New Year begins on Thursday, February 19th and is the Year of the Sheep. It is sometimes referred to as the Year of the Ram or Goat, depending on one’s interpretation of the Chinese word. The date changes according to the Lunar Calendar and is always determined by the second New Moon […]
Salu-Salo is a Filipino word that means gathering, coming together. The Filipino Workers Network and the Toronto & York Region Labour Council invites you to an evening of networking and gathering of Filipino-Canadian union members.
What are the good aspects of this City Budget, and where does it fall short? Read Local 79 President Tim Maguire’s deputation to the City’s Budget Committee to find out.
On Saturday, October 25th, 2014 — Local 79 celebrated Childcare Workers and Early Childhood Educators, who work day-in and day-out to take care of Toronto’s children.
Generation Y faces unique challenges in the workforce and globally.
Read CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire’s Labour Day 2014 remarks.
The weather couldn’t have been better, and participants came prepared to play some top-notch golf on a beautiful course.
On the August 16-17 weekend, 2014 – Local 79 was proud to participate in, and sponsor, the York-Eglinton International Street Festival.