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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.

Dec 1, 2021

Super excited to find out that there is another CUPE podcast in the ether. CUPE Cast from Ontario has three CUPE member anchors that speak on CUPE and many other things union. I really like the episode on the CLC. And of course my brief comments on CUPE National Convention.

Nov 26, 2021

It is highly unlikely I will be saying this speech given where it sits on the order paper. Considering the motion to raise the minimum strike pay was referred... I'm going to say this is the only place your going to here this. 

This isn't a popular motion, not even we wanted to realize this was a possible option. Given...

Nov 24, 2021

With only a few technical glitches and over 2000 in attendance virtually, yesterday will be the tone for tomorrow. The word of the day will be control. That can be a good thing in context.

I think we may see some bonkers debate, but for the most part convention is going off without a hitch. A BC President is...

Nov 9, 2021

Resolutions are a plenty. Will Bill 32 be spoken of? Probably not, but we should talk about it before convention.

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...