Who We Are

Lindsay & District Labour Council – Unions working together to making our community fair for everyone.

Our territory consist of City of Kawartha Lakes and the County of Halibuton. We have 14 affiliated union locals with workers in health care, education, manufacturing, service sector, municipal, government sectors.

We organize events such as National Day of Mourning, Labour Day picnic, political lobbying, assist with CLC and OFL campaign, Food drives, help with local agencies events such as BigBrothers BigSisters bowl for Kids Sake, Lindsay fair parade and having a booth in the fair.


The 8 member elected Lindsay & District Labour Council Executive is made up of delegates from labour council affiliates in both the public and private sectors. These are volunteer positions and all members hold jobs where their union is certified. Meetings are also attended by the assigned representative from the Canadian Labour Congress.

James Mulhern (CUPE 855) President
Susan Sainsbury (CUPE 997) Vice President
Wendy McKee (CUPE 855) Treasurer
Vacant Secretary
Corey Chiasson (CUPE L 855) Member at Large
Kellie Kirkpatrick (TLETFO) Member at Large
Joe De Vuono (OECTA) Sergeant at Arms
Vacant Young Worker Delegate
Dan Piggott (OECTA) Trustee
Howard McFadden (IBEW L 353) Trustee
Vacant Trustee


CUPE L 1909: Ross Memorial Hospital
CUPE L 855: City of Kawartha Lakes
CUPE L 997: Education Workers of Trillium Lakelands District School Board
CUPE L 1000: Hydro one

UFCW L 175 / 633:  Food Basics, Pharma Plus, Dexterra Fleming, Aramark Fleming, Compass, Extendicare Lindsay, Country Estate Retirement Home.
​LPFFA L 1701: City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Fighters
CUPW L 564: Canada Post
​OPSEU L 309: John Howard Society, Paramedical, RMH, Herdsmen of Ontario
​OPSEU L 368: Ministries of Ontario in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Central East Correctional, Ontario courts
OSSTF L D15: Secondary School Teachers of Trillium Lakelands District School Board
​IBEW L 353:  
​TLETL: Trillium Lakelands Elementary Teachers Local

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