Fred Redmond of Region 6 visits Canada for CBTU

On February 16, 2012, Fred Redmond of CBTU Region 6, International Vice-President of the United Steelworkers, travelled to Canada to give a CBTU Presentation to the Executive Council of the Telecommunications Workers Union. Brother Redmond spoke of the history of the CBTU, the challenges that labour activists of colour face in the workplace and in their unions, and the importance of the work the CBTU, both at the Ontario/Canada Chapter level and as a whole. TWU President George Doubt said, “It was a great opportunity for our Executive Council to learn about the widespread Canadian, North American and international actions that the CBTU is engaged in on behalf of all workers.” Brother Redmond was invited by the Chapter’s Communications Secretary Isabelle Miller to speak to her fellow Executives. “I could not think of a better way to celebrate Black History Month than to celebrate the work the CBTU does with my TWU family.” said sister Miller.

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