Monthly Archives: January 2013

Regional Elections Saturday 6 April 2013


The Invitations are in the mail and Locals should begin electing delegates for the Region 3 Elections .  The meeting with be on Saturday 6 April 2013 at the Delta Markham Hotel  with hospitality suites and a Candidate’s Q& A session  running on the Friday evening.

Delta Markham Hotel

50 East Valhalla Drive 
Markham, Ontario L3R 0A3 

Phone: 905-477-2010  Toll Free Phone: 888-890-3222
Fax: 905-477-2026

Check-in: 3:00 PM  Check-out: 12:00 PM

map, directions & parking

26 Jan 2013


Sara  and Todd

Sara and Todd


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26 Jan 2013 Liberal Leadership Convention: Bus Info for the Saturday Rally


Pick Up Location: Orillia Square Mall

Northwest corner, Burnside Line and Hwy 11Depart Time: 5:15 am

2nd Pick Up Location: Park Place, Barrie

Parking Lot beside Bed Bath & Beyond

Northeast corner, Mapleview and Hwy 400


Time: 5:45 am

After departure from Barrie to Toronto,

coffee and donuts/muffins will be available on the bus.

Misunderstandings: Transsexual vs transgender

( submitted by Wade Stevenson)

Confusion about gender? You’re not alone… What follows is an article talking about misunderstanding about gender variant identities and illustrates a good reason for education using current, up to date accurate information increase awareness and reduce that chances of misunderstanding and possibly discrimination.

An article by RACHEAL MCGONIGAL originally published in the blog    

The other day, I read this article: ‘Transsexual vs Transgender, What’s the difference?’, in the Montreal Gazette and it got me thinking.

In the last six months, I have been told a few times that the term transsexual is an antiquated word and no longer used, and that ‘transgender’ is the new transsexual… (read more)

OPS Contract Information Session and Q&A



Thursday January 17


302, 310, 331, 333, 340

CAW Hall1425 Phillip Murray AvenueOshawa, Ontario


5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday January 15  306308356


Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School (Auditorium)1009 Armour RoadPeterborough


5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Wednesday January 16  337372 Lions Centre157 Elgin Street East,
(905) 372-6217
 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday January 17  368 Moose Lodge10 Moose RoadLindsay

 (705) 324-1633

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Monday January 14 318, 329, 369 MidlandNorth Simcoe Sports & Rec Ctr527 Len Self Boulevard

Midland, ON L4R 5N6

(705) 526-9395

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday January 15 319 Parry SoundBobby Orr Centre2 Bay St.

Parry Sound, ON P2A 1S3

(705) 746-2101

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday January 15 317 BracebridgeBracebridge Membership Centre9 Monck Road – Unit 2

Bracebridge, ON P1L 1S5

(705) 645-1706

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday January 16  313, 314, 338 BarrieHoliday Inn Barrie20 Fairview Road

Barrie, ON L4N 4P3

(705) 722-0555

6:00 p.m. – 9:00