Back in October, while commenting on the United Steelworkers of America's opposition to de-affiliation, The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer referred to the union's district three director Steve Hunt as "Mr. Brontosaurus." And now it appears some labour movement members are working hard to change that prehistoric descriptor from an insult to a badge of honour. Public Eye has noticed a number of unionists sporting dinosaur stickers on their provincial New Democrat convention delegate passes. And we're told British Columbia Federation of Labour secretary-treasurer Angie Schira has affixed two small plastic dinosaurs to the shoulders of her shirt.
November 26, 2005