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Ken Neumann’s statement for December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

November 30, 2021 | News Articles

On December 6, we remember the women murdered at Montreal’s École Polytechnique. And we also renew our calls for better measures to end gender-based violence. Because the killings continue. This year, our union lost one of our own. Nadège Jolicoeur, an activist with Local Union 9400 in District 5, was murdered by her partner in […]

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Speak Out Against Violence

November 24, 2016 | News Articles

Jeff Bromley had a tough time watching two videos included in the National Women’s Committee’s anti-violence presentation. “It’s hard stuff to watch,” said Jeff, Financial Secretary for Local 1-405, based in Cranbrook, B.C. Along with First Vice-President Doug Wood, Jeff stepped into the local’s boardroom while Women’s Committee co-chair Veronica Tanner was rehearsing her delivery […]

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Union and First Nations Activist

February 17, 2016 | News Articles

Delee is the first woman elected to a national position in her local union and the only woman in a workplace that builds and maintains timber-trestle rail bridges. A member of the Wetsuweten First Nation, Delee’s activism includes campaigns on missing and murdered Aboriginal women and protecting traditional hunting and fishing practices.

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