CBC TORONTO LOCATION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Meeting Minutes: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
•  Posted on  November 27, 2020  

Minutes for the CBC Toronto LEC Meeting October 21, 2020 10-2


Present: Naomi Robinson, Wendy Walker, Joe Fiorino, Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis, Lynne Chichakian, Ines Calabrese, Brent Cousland, Julian Uzielli, Krista Jolliffe, Lorne Szatmary.

Regrets – Matt Guerin, Vish Gajadhar, Olena Sullivan


Join by Google meet (link in calendar invite)



Adopt Agenda 

Lorne moves, Krista seconds, passes 


Today’s minute taker?



Adopt Minutes from September 18,2020 as amended

Julian abstaining – absent last time 

Amendments – some names misspelled (Krista Jolliffe Julian Uzielli)

Moved by Joe, Lorne seconds, passes 


CBC Cuts – see NR report

  • Large number for Toronto. To clarify: There were 130 positions that CBC has shed. 27 redundancies handed out April 7, three more for people who were not at work. So 30 CMG cuts in Toronto.

Job Search/ Networking Online Workshop for Redundant Members 

  • A motion to provide career counselling workshops for our members facing redundancies as soon as possible, at a cost of no more than $1,000. Moved by Krista, seconded by Ines.  Motion passes unanimously.

Collective Agreement Distribution

  • Mail out / in building distribution plans, need for home addresses ( google form?)
  • Motion: for the Toronto LEC to spend up to $2,000 on mail-outs to distribute our collective agreement, and any costs beyond that we will ask the BEC for support. Mover: Lorne, Seconder: Julian   Motion passes unanimously. 

Ongoing Business

LEC Elections

  • nomination process is now open. Process is different because of Covid. Everything has to be submitted electronically in one email
  • A motion to appoint Coleman Jones to the Local Election Committee. Ines moves, Lynne seconds   Motion passes unanimously

Holiday Party

  • in building gift ideas, mail out to members, Pint House cancelled (no cost), virtual celebration possibility

Reports & Questions 

President & Directors & Stewards Reports – sent in via email

2020 LEC dates 

  • November 17 (Tuesday)
  • December 3 (Thursday)

Motion to adjourn: Lorne moves, Lynne seconds, passes unanimously.

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