Come Visit Our CBTU Chapter Booth at WSF!

Our Chapter is hosting a booth at the World Social Forum in Montreal from August 10-12: please come see us! We are at UQAM in Pavillon J, on Saint-Catherine East between St-Denis and Berri (near Berri metro station).

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We will also be conducting a Workshop called Mass Incarceration - Modern Day Slavery, on August 12 from 1 - 3:30pm at McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St. W. room 1B24. The moderators are Chris Wilson, Isabelle Miller, and Mojdeh Cox.


Finally, we will be hosting a General Membership Meeting in Montreal on August 11th. Members please check your inboxes for details as there will be an important vote on bylaw changes. This vote will also take place in September in Ottawa and in Toronto in October.

Come take part in these fantastic activities with us!

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African Refugee Support


Dear CBTU Family and CBTU friends,

Enclosed are the details for the next Shared Closet event in support of the African Refugees in Canada.

The event will take place at the OPSEU Union Hall, located at 31 Wellesley Ave, Toronto, on the dates and times shown on the bulletin. Please join CBTU as we come together to assist those within our community who need our support the most. We are asking CBTU members, their families, and supporters for donations of time, finances, gently used clothing, toiletries, and more.

Please join CBTU and our alli Shared Closet as we actively work to improve living and working conditions within the Black community. 

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In solidarity

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Thank you,



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.

CBTU Membership Newsletter - 2024





January 18th, 2024 


Greetings CBTU Members: 


The Executive Board would like to Thank Janice Gairey for her endless work on the CBTU Canada Executive Board as President, Board member, and retired worker, and she was instrumental in advocating for Global African Workers. Janice is a phenomenal Leader who still does so much meaningful work in communities, labour bodies, and of course here at CBTU. Janice has decided to step away from the Executive Board to enjoy her well-deserved retirement. JaniceYour CBTU Family loves and adores you. THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING.


Taking a page out of Janice's Book with doing the important Community work, "being one among many" The Executive Board sees all that you are doing in your communities across Canada. Thank You. There is so much happening quickly and it's important that we can get information to you. Please ensure you are signed up to the current WhatsApp chat.


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