Congratulations to our CBTU members on Elections!

The CBTU endorsed Marie Clarke Walker as a proud CBTU member and advocate for workers of colour. CBTU applauds Hassan Husseini, who was also endorsed by our Chapter, for having initiated a “Take Back The CLC” movement, which resulted in historic change following the election of Hassan Yussuff as the first racialized President of the[…]

CBTU Region 1 Conference Call: Rochester, NY, USA

The CBTU Region 1 Conference will be taking place from August 15-18, 2013 in Rochester, NY, USA. Attached are the documents for registration. Please drop us a line if you have registered so we have an idea of the Canadian delegation that will be in attendance, thank you! Region 1 Conference Call & Registration Form[…]

Summit To Address Gun Violence

CBTU Ontario, Canada Chapter members joined together on March 21st with African Canadian community leaders, key government officials, representatives of¬†major public institutions¬†and other stakeholders in a Summit convened on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism to address the issues of marginalization and social exclusion that have contributed to the current crisis among African[…]

Region 1 Conference in New Jersey Well Attended

A delegation of 19 members were in attendance at the Region 1 Conference out of an approximate 120 total participants. Marie Clarke-Walker, Isabelle Miller, Holmann Richard, and Chris Wilson were all speakers/panellists bringing the Canadian perspective to the Women’s, Men’s, and Strategy sections of the conference. Yolanda McLean and Megan Whitfield assisted newly-acclaimed first-ever female[…]

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[…]