CBTU Award Dinner and Dance a Success!

The CBTU Awards Dinner and Dance held November 14th in Toronto was a tremendous success. Keynote speaker, Christopher Wilson from PSAC, made a riviting speech to the crowd entitled " The Party is Over", speaking to his vision of the role of the labour movement with respect to community building.

Speech - The Party is Over

What would an awards ceremony be without... awards! The following are the recipients of the awards and scholarships presented during the course of the evening.

Ann Newman Scholarship: Nathalia McCormack is attending her first year at the University of Guelph Humber in the Criminal Justice Program. She Graduated from Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School in Mississauga, aspires to be in Law Enforcement Bromley Armstrong Service Award: Veronica Morgan is a long time United Steeleworkers member Jack White Humanitarian Award: Aileen Duncan, Vice President of the PSAC Retirees Association (Ontario Division) June Veecock Leadership Award: Canadian Humanitarian Appeal for Relief of Tamils Pictures from the event will be posted soon in the Picture section of the CBTU Web site. On behalf of CBTU, thank you to our eloquent keynote speaker, all those that attended dressed to the nines, and congratulations to the deserving recipients of awards.

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The McClean family and Coalition of Black Trade Unionists would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generosity in funding the CBTU Scholarship Fund. In memory of Sylvia McClean, a true god sent to everyone she met.

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