Congratulations to the newest union retirees!
Debra-Lynn Cavanaugh worked at Metro in Arnprior for over 30 years. Debra says she will miss her working friends but not the drive to get to work. She said that is great that she can get up in the morning and not to have to go anywhere. Debra enjoys being at the lake gardening, relaxing and having time for the family.
Balbir Dhami worked at Canadian Linen in Ottawa for the last 18 years. Balbir retired in Sept last year and is enjoying her time off. She plans on spending time with family and relaxing. The staff at Canadian Linen wish Balbir all the best in her retirement, but are missing her very much.
Sigrid Eve retired from Metro in Ottawa where she worked as a cashier for 13 years. She enjoys being able to stay home and relax. She hopes to get some work done on her home in her retirement.
Geoffrey Hawthorne started at Fortinos in Hamilton in 1989, where he spent his entire career in the bakery. He plans to spend a lot of his time volunteering with different organizations so he can give back to his community.
Karen Munro has retired from Cargill Dunlop in Guelph after 30 years!
Eric Olsen has retired from Pepsi Essex. Eric was a steward, a joint health and safety representative as well as negotiating committee member for many years. Eric’s knowledge and experience will be missed.
Ann Rodney from Metro in Mississauga has retired after 21 years as a cashier.
Jackie Thistle from Metro in Mississauga has retired after 34 years as a cashier.
Fred Traylor from Dresden Industrial in Ridgetown after eight years at the facility.
Barry Schnabel was with Metro in Burlington for 45 years when he retired. Barry was a union steward for many years, and the Certified Health & Safety worker at the store. His co-workers already miss his efforts to ensure the safety of the store. Barry says he is going to enjoy his retirement one day at a time.
Congratulations and best wishes to all our retirees for your many years of services. You will be missed!