Minutes from Edmonton Area Council meeting on August 23, 2016
Meeting called to order at 5:30 pm
Ben Lemon – EAC representative for PRC & interim president of EAC
Kara Rathie – member of UEW local 30703
Joe Sunu– member from CFIA local 30023
Karoline Klug - PSAC Staff advisor
Nina Babcock - PSAC Staff advisor
Working on Guests &/or Speakers for Solidarity Brunch scheduled Oct 1, 2016. We also discussed format that the brunch will use. We decided on a World Café format. We will have speakers before & after brunch & while doing the world café. Ben to send out invites to guest speakers. Funding was received from Winnipeg office for the Brunch since the last meeting.
The next topic was Labour Day volunteers & combining it with a learning objective of Labour History. Labour Day volunteering is right up the alley of the Area Council because it’s socio-political in nature, as is the Area Council. Ben will try & drum up more volunteers for Labour Day.
A CLIFF movie night was chosen for Nov. 17, 2016, during Labour Film month.
Next meeting is scheduled for Sept. 20, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 06:50 pm.
Submitted by Ben Lemon