Cupe 3903 Strike Video

Live and direct from the front lines!

Playing Soccer by the Painted Sheds

CUPE members are seen playing soccer on the lines and Sentinel’s beautifully painted CUPE shed is shown in the background.

December 27, 2008 Posted by | December 2008, Sentinel, Stock Footage | Leave a comment

Deb Cowan speaks at the Shoreham line

Deb Cowan, a geography professor at University of Toronto, speaks at the Shoreham line about the corporatization of Canadian universities.

December 26, 2008 Posted by | December 2008, Outside Support, Sentinel | Leave a comment

Sentinel’s Generator

Sentinel picketers introduce the new power generator located at the Sentinel gate.

December 25, 2008 Posted by | November 2008, Sentinel | Leave a comment

York U – Where Did Our Love Go?

CUPE 3903 sings their latest hit to YorkU: “Where did our love go?”

Music and Inspiration from the Picket Lines

November 26, 2008 Posted by | Best of Selection, Day of Strike, Main Gate, Music, Northwest Gate, Picket Lines, Pond Road, Sentinel, Stock Footage, Strike Songs | 1 Comment

CUPE FAQ – Why is CUPE striking in the midst of an economic downturn

A CUPE 3903 member responds to the question: “why is CUPE striking in the midst of an economic downturn?” She discusses the issue of job security for contract faculty and, in reference to graduate students, she states that “regardless of the economic times we still need to be educated”

November 19, 2008 Posted by | Sentinel | , , , | Leave a comment

Sentinel gate musicians send a message: “We’re not going anywhere!”

On day 9 of the strike, the Sentinal Musicians play their newest song “we’re not going anywhere”

November 18, 2008 Posted by | Day 9 Thursday Nov 13, Music, Sentinel, Strike Songs | Leave a comment

Bikrum speaks about rank and file mobilizing

Bikram, a Unit 1 member, describes some of the discussion that was had at one of the picket captain meetings. He sends a message of solidarity to CUPE 3903 and concludes by saying, “we will come through this stronger if we stick together!”

November 17, 2008 Posted by | Day 8 Wednesday Nov 12, Member Interview, Sentinel | Leave a comment

Interview with John on Sentinel Line

John, a Unit 1 member, explains the importance of CUPE’s demand for the indexation of funds to membership growth.

November 17, 2008 Posted by | Day 8 Wednesday Nov 12, Member Interview, Sentinel | Leave a comment

Interview with Youngblood from Six Nations about CUPE 3903 Strike

A message of solidarity from Youngblood of Six Nations: “we are all in this struggle together, the more we keep these alliances and networks open, the more we can accomplish as one!”

November 17, 2008 Posted by | Day 8 Wednesday Nov 12, Outside Support, Sentinel | Leave a comment

Activists from Six Nations Speak on Sentinel Lines in Support of Strike

Activists from Six Nations speak in support of CUPE’s fight on the picket lines. Youngblood and Brad, two community members from Six Nations, also discuss some of the activist work their community has done on land claims in Ontario.

November 17, 2008 Posted by | Day 8 Wednesday Nov 12, Outside Support, Sentinel | Leave a comment