CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Friday, February 18, 2005

Canadians for Equal Marriage

This is an urgent request for just 15 seconds of your time RIGHT NOW to help counter the avalanche of letters and emails opposing equality that are currently inundating MPs.

Please go to contact our MPs right now and send a message to all MPs. Even if you have emailed MPs before - please do so again. They need to hear from Canadians as they begin to debate the equal marriage legislation.

Parliamentary debate on Bill C-38 (Civil Marriage Act) begins in the House of Commons within days. The bill protects religious freedom by ensuring that clergy perform only those marriages they chose to perform. The bill ends exclusion and discrimination by ensuring all Canadians -- regardless of sexual orientation -- are able to get legally married in a civil ceremony.

So please go to contact our MPs right now and make sure MPs are reminded that most Canadians support fairness and equality.