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CEP March of Aprons Rally

Greetings Sisters and Brothers! I was asked to talk about the long list of attacks from the Harper government. However, somehow I think you have been spending a lot of time at your conference talking about that. So I am going to twist that request a bit an… Read More

Media Launch of the YWCA Homes for Women Campaign

Check against delivery On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress, I am proud to lend our support to the Homes for Women campaign. We know that access to housing is not only a way to keep women safe – it helps women get jobs, ke… Read More

Tribute to Honour Nancy Riche to the Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party Convention, Friday, October 19, 2012

Good evening Sisters and Brothers and Friends. Bonsoir consoeurs et confreres et mes amis. I was very honoured when your Leader, Lorraine Michael, contacted me and asked if I would give the tribute from the Canadian and international labour movement as we … Read More

Remarks for Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President to the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4400, Saturday, August 18, 2012

(Check against delivery) Greetings of solidarity from the officers and the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress. Thanks to my President, John Weatherup and officers for your continued show of support by including me in everything that y… Read More

Public Sector Bargaining: Then and Now - Negotiating Skills for Women

(Check against delivery) Good evening Sisters! Bonjour Consoeurs! And thank you for the privilege of being with you tonight. Merci pour cette opportunité d’être ici avec vous ce soir. I am envious of the experience you are going to have these two day… Read More

CLC Vice-President Barbara Byers speaks at the FTQ Women's Conference

(Check against delivery)Sisters,I cannot tell you how pleased I am to be participating in this discussion, as it has given me an opportunity to reflect on where women stand and the role that union women play in fighting back on any further attacks on our ri… Read More

CLC Vice-President Barbara Byers pays tribute to Nancy Riche

(Check against delivery) Good morning and welcome Sisters and Brothers. Bonjour et bienvenue consoeurs et confreres. I have the honour this morning to bring the message from the Officers of the CLC, Ken, Marie, Hassan and myself, from our staff, and indee… Read More

Speech to the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour Pensions Conference

(Check against delivery) Good morning Sisters and Brothers. It’s always a pleasure for me to speak in Regina and to see so many old friends. Many thanks for inviting me here to discuss what I believe is one of the most important social policy issues fa… Read More

Keynote Presentation by Barbara to the Manitoba Federation of Labour Women’s Conference “Sisters In The Know … Creating Our Future”

Merci et bonjour. Thanks so much for your invitation to be here. I bring you greetings on behalf of CLC Executive Vice-President Sister Marie Clarke Walker, President Ken Georgetti and Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff. Sisters and Brother Rebeck, congrat… Read More

Presentation to the Manitoba Federation of Labour Women’s Conference

(check against delivery) Merci et bonjour. Thanks so much for your invitation to be here. I bring you greetings on behalf of CLC Executive Vice-President Sister Marie Clarke Walker, President Ken Georgetti and Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff. Sisters … Read More