Announcements & Articles

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.

CBTU Fundraising Catalog

Looking for the perfect Holiday gift or card? The CBTU is putting through weekly orders from the African American Expressions catalogue below (prices in US Funds).  Please mail your payment and order to the following address:

CBTU Wins the J.S.Woodworth Award

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On Tuesday, April 7, 2009, The CBTU Ontario Canada Chapter was presented with the J.S. Woodwarth Award by the NDP Caucus for its outstanding commitment to advancing the rights of minorities and immigrants, and eliminating racism. The presentation was made at the Legislative Building in Queen's Park Toronto to Andrea McCormack, 1st Vice-President, who accepted on the CBTU's behalf. Congratulations to all who made this possible!

CBTU Garage Sale

The CBTU will be hosting a garage sale on Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 10am to 3pm, on the front lawn of 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, ON. Items for sale include:

  • small appliances

  • books

  • clothing/shoes

  • household items

We are looking for volunteers for this event, and are accepting donations as well. For more information, please call Marcia Lopez at  (647) 988-9955  or Yvonne Abrahams at  (416) 353-2377 .

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