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Political Transparency


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Al Clarke for CAW 222 President

Vote on Jan 20, 2010

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Political Transparency

  1. 1. Al Clarke for Restoring Political Neutrality
  2. 2. Political Transparency and Neutrality <ul><li>In 1993 a vote carried by 86% for a binding referendum voted to stop the support of the NDP or other political party in any way
  3. 3. The union has continued to circumvent the wishes of the majority and continue support
  4. 4. Why do they snub their noses at us and ignore the will of the people </li></ul>
  5. 5. Buckley's Own Agenda <ul><li>Chris Buckley works unilaterally without any regard or respect of the wishes of the membership </li></ul>
  6. 7. Proof of a Lack of Neutrality <ul><li>On stage solidarity with the NDP
  7. 8. Use of Union staff time and resources
  8. 9. Wearing of NDP badges, buttons etc on plant floor </li></ul>Chris Buckley, Bill Mutimer, Recording Secretary, Keith Osbourne, Ron Carlyle at a NDP Mike Shields/Jack Layton rally September 2008
  9. 10. More Proof Ron Carlyle, Keith Mott and Skilled Trades Chairman Ron Svaklenko at a Mike Shields/Jack Layton rally September 2008 during work hours
  10. 11. Who is responsible?
  11. 12. You guessed it! <ul><li>Your CAW Local 222 President , Chris Buckley is directly responsible for these political games </li></ul>
  12. 13. Breaking the Law?
  13. 14. <ul><li>Bill C-2, the Federal Accountability Act, </li></ul><ul><li>Who can donate
  14. 15. As of January 1, 2007, only citizens and permanent residents of Canada can make political donations to registered parties, registered electoral district associations, candidates, nomination contestants and leadership contestants. </li></ul>
  15. 16. It means..... <ul><li>Corporations, trade unions and unincorporated associations may no longer make political donations to candidates, registered electoral district associations or nomination contestants of registered parties. The existing prohibition on donations from these organizations to registered parties and leadership contestants of registered parties remains
  16. 17. Source: Elections Canada website </li></ul>
  17. 18. Breaking the Law? <ul><li>Is money and in-kind donations continue to be provided to the NDP?
  18. 19. Are union funds are provided to pay staff time to hand out flyers at the GO Station, organize and attend rallies?
  19. 20. Are union funds for office supplies pay for printing and copies? </li></ul>
  20. 21. What is Al Clarke's Solution to this political mismanagement
  21. 22. Al's Political Solutions <ul><li>Respect the wishes of the majority
  22. 23. Comply to the rule of law and be compliant to Bill C-2
  23. 24. Be fully transparent and not support any political party </li></ul>
  24. 27. <ul><li>Vote for Change
  25. 28. Vote on January 20, 2010
  26. 29. Http:
  27. 30. Call Al @ 905-439-8844 </li></ul>