John Belcarz / Dan Zeidler post-secondary education/training memorial scholarships

Dear Local President,

I am pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the John Belcarz / Dan Zeidler post-secondary education/training memorial scholarships. Two scholarships of $1,000 each are available.

The accompanying attachments contain a poster and application form in English and French (also available on our website: http://www.cwa-scacanada.ca). Please circulate this information to your members.
In solidarity,
Martin O’Hanlon
President, CWA/SCA Canada

Postmedia to cut more jobs as net loss spikes

Source: theglobeandmail.com

In the past year, Postmedia Network Canada Corp. has shed the equivalent of 800 full-time jobs. On Thursday, the company said the job losses will deepen, announcing a target of a further 20-per-cent saving on salary costs.

The latest round of planned staff reductions – through voluntary buyouts, followed by involuntary layoffs if necessary – comes amid a worsening slump. In earnings unveiled on Thursday, the company said its net loss spiked by 84 per cent to $99.4-million in the fourth quarter as print advertising sales fell by more than 20 per cent.

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2016 Jack Layton Labour Post-Secondary Scholarship

http://ottawanewsguild.ca/website/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/OFL-Jack-Layton-Post-Secondary-Scholarship-201620160525.pdf

Pre-Retirement Planning Course

Good morning:

Please find attached information on the upcoming “Pre-Retirement Planning Course” sponsored by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC) Ottawa Chapter.  This two day course is being held on Saturday May 7th & May 14th, 2016 or on October 22nd & October 29th,, 2016 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in the CLC Boardroom 1st Floor, 2841 Riverside Drive, Ottawa.

Please note the same course will be offered in French in the Fall on Saturday September 10th & September 17th, 2016; see attached “2016 Ottawa francais”.

The cost is $60.00 per person for the meals and course materials provided at the two Saturday sessions; please make the cheque payable to “Ottawa Area Council CURC”.

To register & pay to confirm your spot please contact Evert Hoogers by email: evert.hoogers@gmail.com and mail payment to: 182 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 7J4.   Thank you.

Have a great day!

In solidarity,

Jennifer Moore

ODLC Administration

2016 John Belcarz and Dan Zeidler post-secondary education/training memorial scholarships.

Dear Local President,

I am pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the John Belcarz and Dan Zeidler post-secondary education/training memorial scholarships. Two scholarships of $1,000 each are available.

The accompanying attachments contain a poster and application form in both English and French (also available on our website: http://www.cwa-scacanada.ca). Please circulate this information to your members.

In solidarity,
Martin O’Hanlon
President, CWA/SCA Canada

Applications in PDF format to download below

Application Français 

English Application

Member at large Vacancy

http://ottawanewsguild.ca/website/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/ONG-exec-m-a-l-vacancy-nov-2015.pdf