CBC TORONTO LOCATION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Meeting Minutes: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2021
•  Posted on  January 2, 2022  

CBC LEC Meeting Minutes – Wednesday, Sept. 28/21

Via Zoom | Notetaker: Olena Sullivan

Attending — Vish, Olena, Lyne-Françoise, Matt, Joe, Jann, Krista, Kat, Wendy. 

Joining after lunch — Naomi.

Regrets — David.


Adoption of agenda with changes —
Move Committee Vacancies, Vaccine Mandates, Loss of Bystander Training & EAPs, and Back to Work to after lunch so that Naomi be included in discussions. 

Moved by Joe, Krista seconds. Motion carries unanimously.

Adoption of past minutes — June 18, 2021 — motion to adopt by Kat, Olena seconds, passes unanimously.

Carmel Smyth joined us at 10am.

Carmel updates from CMG National

  • Carmel provided updates from the CMG National office.
  • Truth & Reconciliation Day post is coming from an APTN reporter to be shared with CMG members.
  • The CMG National office will be boosting its communication to three times a year.

New Business

Committee Vacancies at LEC

  • There are possible vacancies on the LJEC, Temp and Election committees.
  • CMG will be reaching out to previous committee members and stewards regarding potential openings.

CMG Anti-Racism Training

  • Anti-racism training provided by CMG National is mandatory for all local executive committee members.
  • The CMG CBC LEC has signed up to take the training on October 20, 2021.

Vaccine Mandate

  • Although the federal government has mandated vaccinations for all federal agencies, it has not mandated this at the CBC at this time.
  • The CBC will survey members in October via Google Form and ask vaccination status and to upload vaccine receipts to HR. 

Loss of (joint) Bystander Training and Local EAPs

  • Bystander training has been replaced by mandatory new hire training rolling out this fall.
  • CBC is looking into the benefits program and well being supports for employees.

Back to Work

  • The CBC is not at the return to work stage at this time.
  • They are encouraging more people to come back with physical distancing in place. But it has to be done safely.


  • There is a push to know the timelines on SRC’s non-binary language.

AGM Planning

  • The LEC will be emailing members about the upcoming AGM on December 2nd (moved from November).
  • There will be a deadline of November 19, 2021 to submit bylaw amendments.
  • Olena to put AGM information in the October/November newsletter.

Ongoing Business

Upcoming Events Update

  • It was decided to not pursue the event on December 2 at The Pint.
  • Discussion tabled for a future meeting to plan a summer event in 2022 where members can get together outside.


  • The hoodies are taking longer due to Covid but they’re coming.
  • They will be delivered to the CBC and we’ll figure out a distribution plan.
  • The LEC will email those who requested hoodies when they come in.

Reports & Questions

  • Table Officers
  • Directors
  • Chief Stewards

2021 LEC dates  

  • Wednesday, October 20 – might change
  • Wednesday, November 17
  • Thursday, December 2 – AGM

Move to adjourn meeting by Matt, Kat seconds, passed unanimously.

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