🍎 2019 Educational Calendar

Educationals scheduled by the council are available here: https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/events?province_id=5&location_city=Ottawa If you have any questions, email ottawacupecouncil@gmail.com

Towards a Community-Driven Lebreton Flats

The Ottawa CUPE District Council is reaching out to CUPE members and affiliates to ask you to sign onto and promote a petition being undertaken by the LeBreton Flats Community Benefits Coalition. The LeBreton Flats Community Benefits Coalition came together in June of 2019 to advocate with the National Capital Commission (NCC) for a “Community Benefit Agreement” (CBA) to ensure …

Ottawa CUPE District Council endorses Manon Parrot

The Ottawa CUPE District Council proudly endorses Manon Parrot of the NDP in the Ontario byelection in Orleans. Manon is a long-time labour activist who has been fighting for social justice for many years. As an executive of our council, she organizes events to build community strength in the face of government cutbacks. She fiercely advocates for her fellow members …

Housing Emergency in Ottawa

Councillor Catherine McKenney, the Ottawa councillor for Somerset Ward, has put forward a motion on housing to the City of Ottawa Council and started a campaign in support of the motion. According to the campaign’s website, the motion “–declares an affordable housing and homelessness emergency in Ottawa; –acknowledges that we do not possess the resources to manage this crisis alone …