TBS made the following tweet late Friday evening. Although the settlement is tentative and must be ratified by union membership, it is anticipated operations will resume to normal. The #GC has reached a tentative deal for border services officers represented by @psac_afpc and @ciu_sdi 10:48 PM · Aug 6, 2021
As reported from CTV News: TORONTO -- Nearly 9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency workers have begun labour actions across the country. PSAC, the union representing customs officers tweeted on Friday morning “Our FB bargaining team has been at the table all night, and we're giving them a bit more time to negotiate. In the meantime, work-to-rule actions have started across the country. We'll provide an update as soon as possible. Unfortunately the wet plate community is so small in Canada, domestic distributors have declined to provide competitive wholesale pricing. As a result essentially all of the products Antique Pictureology retails comes...
On April 06, 2020 I made a blog entry and wrote: “Little could we have known when the first shovel went into the ground that a pandemic was looming on the horizon. Yet, here we sit since March sequestered in a hold-and-wait pattern. As a result of the hiatus it becomes most unlikely the Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s Program Support Building will open on June 6, as previously scheduled.” The Rooms at Evergreen, 27 May 2021 It is now close to fourteen months since the pen made those scribbles on foolscap. What was scheduled to be a grand opening on the...
Introducing my new assistant, Mike. In some ways he is great: He can hold a pose for as long as I ask, and he doesn't talk back. On the downside he is a bit thick: He can't make coffee worth a damn, and, he refuses to do silver maintenance. However, recognize he is still wet behind the ears (just coming from a swim, quite literally -Silver Salts on Albumen) and might be trainable with work.