Frontline Trip Colombia 2018 – We are all Dom Tomis

Frontline Trip Colombia 2018

The following presentation and report was made to delegates attending the 2018 CUPE Nova Scotia Convention by Donna McCarthy, member of the CUPE NS Human Rights Committee, who went to Colombia this past year to act as an observer for the work being done by Colombian unions and activists. Thank you Nan. Thank you CUPE … Read more…

Convention Bulletin – Tuesday, May 29, 2018

CUPE NS Human Rights Chair Donna McCarthy

Solidarity with Colombian water workers CUPE NS Human Rights Chair Donna McCarthy updated convention on a trip to show solidarity with Indigenous communities and water workers in Colombia. CUPE delegates on the trip toured with community and union leaders from Sintracuavalle, the Colombian water workers union. Together, they saw firsthand the violent of water privatization … Read more…

Convention Bulletin – Monday, May 28, 2018

Panel Discussion - Does voting matter

Why vote? Tammy Martin (NDP MLA for Cape Breton Centre and CUPE 8920 member), Lisa Blackburn (Councillor for District 14 in HRM), and Sue Leblanc (NDP MLA for Dartmouth North and CUPE 3912 member) held a panel discussion on the importance of voting and getting involved in politics. Watch video of their discussion here. “In … Read more…