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The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Canadian Chapter is celebrating Black History Month by holding a series of webinars in February and March – commemorating both Black History and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Throughout the series we will look at the work being done to move towards racial and social Read more about CBTU YouTube Video Encore[…]

CBTU Webinar Series: CBTU in conversation with the Ontario NDP Black Caucus

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Canadian Chapter is celebrating Black History Month by holding a series of webinars in February and March – commemorating both Black History and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Throughout the series we will look at the work being done to move towards racial and Read more about CBTU Webinar Series: CBTU in conversation with the Ontario NDP Black Caucus[…]

CBTU Joint Webinar: “Defund the Police: What the Heck Does that Mean?”

You’ve heard the term “Defund the Police”, but what does it really mean? Is it calling for the abolishment of law enforcement? What is wrong with the current Police Services? Who do I call during an emergency? “Re-direct funding”…where would re-allocated funds go? If these questions have been on your mind in recent days/weeks/months, the Coalition Read more about CBTU Joint Webinar: “Defund the Police: What the Heck Does that Mean?”[…]

CBTU Celebrates Black History Month: El Jones

Thank you to everyone who helped make our Black History in Canada webinar a success. Over 250 participants had the pleasure of hearing El Jones perform this spoken word piece as part of the event’s opening February 3, 2021. Please enjoy this video from the event, and join us for the remainder of our webinar Read more about CBTU Celebrates Black History Month: El Jones[…]

Celebrating African Liberation and Black History Month

For African Liberation and Black History Month we are joining the OFL to launch the third annual Legacies of Labour and Community Activism poster series. This year’s poster honours CBTU’s own Megan Whitfield, who left us way too soon. We love you sistren. Learn more about the poster series & take action at: https://ofl.ca/2021-legacy-series-megan-whitfield/

CBTU Webinar: Black History in Canada

Dear members, The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Canadian Chapter is celebrating Black History Month by holding a series of webinars in February and March – commemorating both Black History and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Throughout the series, we will look at the work being done to move towards Read more about CBTU Webinar: Black History in Canada[…]

CBTU-Canada Statement on The International Day of Remembrance of The Victims of Slavery and The Transatlantic Slave Trade

March 25th is observed by the United Nations as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Between the 15th and 19th centuries, millions of Africans were taken against their will, chained in the belly of thousands of ships, forcibly removed from their homeland and brought to Canada Read more about CBTU-Canada Statement on The International Day of Remembrance of The Victims of Slavery and The Transatlantic Slave Trade[…]

Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism

Dear members, Please review our Chapter’s Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism, and well as review our African Heritage & Black History Month Report. Thank you. – The CBTU Executive Board