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Thank you for joining us. This podcast is primarily designed to speak to union issues that affect CUPE Local 37/38 members. Be it Local, Provincial, National, and between inter-union interactions.

These currently are the views of myself and not the views of the union or its current President. This is a fulfillment of my last campaign promise to try to reach out to more members through the use of a podcast.

Oct 19, 2021

Every time we have elections as civil servants most day to day activities are independent of who sits on council. That is what I thought when I started. Now I am starting to see those who are council are very important to the vision of the City. What they decide moves its way across the corporation. Today I am not...



Sep 27, 2021

Big meeting this month. July, August were non-meeting months. Plus we have whatever needs to be voted in. Join the online zoom meetings. Its so easy. You just have to be a card carrying member.


Sep 27, 2021

Hindsight is 20/20. Foresight is being able to see what might happen down the road. 

Your contract watches out for you. In recent proclamations you now have a new holiday. Whether you respect the reasons for it or not. Pat your union on the back if they included language that allows for automatic enrollment in new...


Sep 16, 2021

The short answer is not immediately. The median answer is probably but not because you didn't vaccinate yet.  In OHS terms if you replace Vaccinate with Ventilation it might make more sense. Mitigating risk is synonymous with identifying hazards and implementing measures. You always want to eliminate a hazard. If COVID...