A Profile Piece on President Emeritus Janice Gairey

Janice Gairey has recently retired from her position as the Human Rights Director at the Ontario Federation of Labour. With a long family history of civil rights activism dating back to her great, great grandfather’s escape from slavery through the Underground Railroad, Janice’s activism is in her blood. Her history is entrenched in working with[…]

Scholarship Application Deadline is July 30, 2012

The CBTU Ontario Canada Chapter is accepting applications for its annual Ann Newman Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship is awarded in honour of Ann Newman, a labour and community activist and was established to provide partial scholarships to youth in the Black community pursuing a post-secondary education. One scholarship will be awarded to the successful applicant[…]