Lyndon George presented with the Liz Fong Activist Award 2021

View the 2021 Liz Fong Activist Award About the award In honour of her service to the membership and the Labour movement, COPE Local 343 established the Liz Fong Activist Award. As an activist involved in the Local for decades, and the longest serving President of Local 343, Liz Fong...

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Statement from the Executive Board Regarding Anti-Black Racism

Dear Sisters, Brothers, and Comrades, The death of George Floyd in America was the result of inhumane police brutality that is perpetuated by the institutional culture of white supremacy. Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Tony McDade have all died at the hands of, or during interactions...

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Affiliations

Just as workers unite in a union to protect their rights and advance their issues, unions can affiliate with labour organizations to further the aims and objectives of the labour movement at municipal, provincial, national and international levels. Affiliation means that the union pays a fee either based on its...

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Education Committee

The Committee members are: Vanitha Ethiraju, Tanya La Rush, Kevin Mayers, Casey Oraa and Guled Warsame. COPE Local 343 is committed to the empowerment of our members by providing education through workshops, and panels/plenaries at our Conventions and Annual General Meetings. In addition, our Local encourages members to participate in...

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