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Votes 2022: the results are in!

From November 10 to November 24, pursuant to CAPE’s Constitution and Bylaws, all members in good standing were invited to vote on a series of resolutions from the NEC and from the membership, to approve the Association’s financial statements and the choice of the auditing firm that will audit the Association’s financial statements. EC members in good standing were also invited to vote on their choice of EC Directors to fill the two vacant positions. Here are the results.

It’s time to vote

Pursuant to CAPE’s Constitution and Bylaws, all members in good standing will be asked to vote on the resolutions being put forward and to approve the Association’s financial statements for 2021-2022.

Big union win today: CUPE

The Ontario Ford government has put in writing that it will rescind its legislation banning the strike of CUPE education workers. This was confirmed by CUPE in its own press conference earlier today where it announced an end to the strike to go back to the negotiating table. This demonstrates the power of unions, labour unity and collective action!

CAPE stands with CUPE education workers in Ontario

CAPE stands in solidarity with CUPE workers who are having their rights trampled on as they seek a fair deal for their critical work in the education sector. CAPE condemns the Ontario government’s invoking of the notwithstanding clause through the passage of Keeping Students in Class Act to override their right to collective bargaining, imposes a four-year contract and bars any constitutional challenge. The Ontario government knows that without this clause their legislation would not stand up to a Constitutional challenge.

Update on PSHCP – modernized plan approved

As per our update in August concerning the tentative agreement on the modernized Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP), CAPE would like to confirm that it has now indeed been approved.

Path to Reconciliation

For a society to move forward and evolve, it is important to understand its history and the defining moments that shaped it. One of those defining moments for Canada is the tragic history of the Indigenous People and the residential schools.