Unifor Local 27 Retirees Chapter

Retired from the job, but not the fight

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Rob Taylor Passing

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The Retiree Chapter of Local 27 is very sad to announce that member Rob Taylor, known to all as Bear, has passed away.

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Union Election - Retirees' Chapter Meetings Continue on Hold

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Fall is almost here and with it the time when we would normally start our monthly Retirees’ Chapter meetings back up. As I am sure everyone realizes, this will not be possible yet.

The local will be having elections to the executive positions

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Retirees' Chapter Meetings Continue on Hold

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The Local 27 Retirees' Chapter Executive has determined that the cancellation of the retiree's meetings will continue into the foreseeable future.

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A Message From asrTrust Regarding COVID-19

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Message from the asrTrust regarding the fund and out of country coverage.

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Retirees Chapter Meeting Cancellation

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To all Unifor Local 27 Retirees’ Chapter members:

The chapter's executive has decided, in keeping with government mandates, to suspend the monthly meetings until further notice due to the dangers of spreading the Coronavirus in large gatherings.

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United Way Elgin Middlesex - Labour Appreciation Awards Night

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Thursday night at the United Way Elgin Middlesex Labour Appreciation Awards Night, Hector Mclellan was recognized for a lifetime of activism and a crucial part of the United Way and Labour Movement with the Images of Hope Award

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CALL TO ACTION: in support of Unifor Local 594

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Unifor President Jerry Dias has issued a request for volunteers to participate in a Unifor National Solidarity Action in support of Unifor Local 594. Your chapter may send activist retirees to participate in picket line action from January 20 until February 2, inclusive, in Regina.

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January Chapter Meeting Cancelled

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Due to the Union Hall being unavailable on the planned day of the January meeting, the executive has decided to cancel the meeting.

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'Hang up': RCMP intelligence officer weighs in on scam calls frustrating Canadians

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For many Canadians, these calls involve a robotic voice informing the listener that they are in imminent danger of arrest or a lawsuit, before proceeding to ask for personal information. Many Canadians report receiving multiple calls a day.

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Monty Fielding - A Celebration of Life

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On Saturday, November 16th from 2pm to 4pm, Unifor Local 27 will be hosting a Celebration of Life for Monty Fielding

Monty passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital on October 23rd, 2019 after a short battle with cancer.

Please join Monty's family and friends in celebrating a life of generosity, love and laughter.

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019

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Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cybersecurity. This campaign is focused on helping all Canadians be more secure online, by being informed and knowing the simple steps to take to protect themselves, their families, their workplace and their devices. The month is divided by themes which highlight different aspects of cybersecurity.

Read more on www.getcybersafe.gc.ca

Lifespin Details

Jackie from Life*Spin was our March speaker, here are the details on times and acceptable donations that we promised to make available to the chapter.

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Edith Mary Johnston Obituary

Edith Mary Johnston, of London, Ontario died peacefully on March 4th in Mount Hope Long Term Care in her 99th year.

Edith is remembered as a leader and mentor within the labour movement.

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A New Face in the Executive

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The March meeting saw elections held for delegates to attend various labour/retiree functions, we also held an election for the executive position of Vice-Chair, this election was won by Larry Cushing.

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The Secret Moves to Increase Private Health Care

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Doug Ford's attack on public healthcare has begun.

The Toronto Star just reported that a secret group made up Ford's Conservatives and big corporation are preparing a major campaign to lay the groundwork for American-style, for-profit healthcare in Ontario.

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