•  Posted on  May 15, 2022  

LEC Meeting Minutes – March 31, 2022

Attending – Vish, Naomi, Olena, Lyne-Françoise, Matt, Jann, Krista, Wendy, Katt. 

Partial – David.

Adoption of agenda – Talk about Member Engagement first before budget (Naomi) – Krista moves, Kat seconds, passed unanimously.

Adoption of past minutes – Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 – Lyne moves, David seconds, passed unanimously.

Welcome back to Kat and Jann. 

Ongoing Business

Member Engagement

The following member engagement events were discussed:

  • May Day Cookies: Cookies will be distributed in the CBC Toronto office on Monday, May 2nd. CMG LEC will send an email to the membership with details.
  • Ice Cream Day: There will be an ice cream day at the end of July. Date TBD.
  • Pandemic-span welcome back party for all members: a BBQ at the end of September. Date TB.
  • Holiday Party: Will be looking into an in-person holiday party this winter. Date TBD.
  • Motion: Naomi moves that the CBC Toronto Local spend up to $15,000 on a pandemic-span welcome back party for all members (including CBC essential & WFH), and 2020-2022 CBC retirees, and invitees this fall. Kat seconds. Motion carries unanimously.

2022 Budget

  • The 2022 budget was discussed.
  • Motion: Matt moves that LEC approves the proposed 2022 Toronto CBC budget as drafted in the shared document. Krista seconds. Motion carries unanimously.

Chief Steward By-Election

  • The by-election deadline has been extended to Tuesday, April 12th.
  • An email to all members was sent out by the election committee.
  • The results of the extension and next steps will be discussed at the May 5th LEC meeting. 

New Business

LEC Meetings Phase 3

  • The group discussed virtual, in-person at CBC, or hybrid meetings when office integration happens.
  • The LEC will reassess the situation and everyone’s working arrangements in the fall when we start into our fall meetings.


  • The group discussed CBC’s implementation of its telework policies and how to best support members through the process.
  • There is no 3-day limit on sick days if you have symptoms of Covid and are unable to work. You will need to self-assess and self-complete a medical absence report, which will be sent to Disability Management. You are not required to supply a doctor’s note. (Please refer to IO for the full process and rules.)

Reports & Questions 

  • Table Officers Reports
  • Directors Reports
  • Chief Steward Reports

2022 LEC dates  

  • Thursday, May 5, 2022
  • Thursday, June 23, 2022

Motion to adjourn the meeting – Lyne moves, Kat seconds, passes unanimously.

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