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.

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Storm Brewing In the Board of Governors Suite?

Allegations have been raised by about conflict of interest between a member of the BOG and Tribute Homes.

Tribute Homes is building homes on the south portion of previous university property along Murray Ross Parkway.

The Saturday Star Article broke this story as one of the Front Page Headlines.

Sunday Star continues the investigation

Monday 28 February Star letter to the editor

Tuesday 1 March Star item

A statement from York University on Tuesday 1 March 2005.

Should we would start to wonder how this may affect the future continuing relationship between the university and the newspaper?

It was recorded in various BoG Minutes

York Board has a Conflict of Interest Document and the article refers to Mr. Joseph Sorbara.

Here the rest of the distinguished board are listed, generally with bios.


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