His experiences in Haiti shaped his outlook on social justice and workers’ rights. Djimy states, “Having been raised in a dictatorship, I witnessed the disregard of human rights by people who were clinging to power at the expense of the well-being of the community. I promised myself that as I grew up, I would do everything in my power to improve the lot of my community.”
February 13, 2020
In a landmark collective bargaining victory, members at Saint John Airport (YSJ) secured the right to a defined benefit pension plan, ensuring employees have a stable income in retirement. Like many workers across the country, members at YSJ in Saint John, New Brunswick had previously seen their pension rolled back to a defined contribution plan which offers no guaranteed retirement income and shoulders employees with all the financial risk of their retirement investment.
June 21, 2019
Chris Aylward and Magali Picard visited the Atlantic region in June 2019. You will find a list of the cities visited and a few pictures. Atlantic 06/02-03 - Charlottetown 06/03-04 - Moncton 06/04 - Bathurst 06/04-05 - Miramichi 06/05 - Fredericton 06/06 - Oromocto 06/07 - Saint John 06/08 - Dorchester 06/09 - Sydney 06/10 - Halifax 06/11 - Dartmouth 06/11 - Corner Brook 06/12 - Rocky Harbor 06/12 - Deer Lake 06/13 - St. John’s 06/14 - Happy Valley Goose Bay
September 20, 2018
Plans to contract out cleaning services to private companies at Canadian Forces Bases (CFB) in Greenwood and Kingston have been shelved and the Department of National Defense (DND) has committed to creating a new process for future reviews.
May 22, 2015
Colleen Coffey was elected Atlantic Regional Executive Vice-President at the 7th Regional Triennial Convention on June 24, 2017 in Saint John, NB.