Meet your Candidates

On May 29, we will be holding our election in Elliott Building 168 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Elections will start at 12:15 p.m. to ensure everyone has time to arrive. Your candidates are: Kirk Mercer for President (Kirk Mercer) Pat Shade for 1st Vice President Bo Love for 2nd Vice President Ted Godwin for Chief Steward Cathrine Jansen…

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Golden Bean Winners

We are so proud of our sister union, CUPE 917, for taking part in the Labour of Love, and winning the coveted Golden Bean award in the chili cook off. This event raised collections of warm clothes for our more vulnerable community members. For more information, please see : Golden Bean Winners

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Myth Buster: Tuition and Student Debt

Over the past thirty years, tuition fees for university undergraduates in Canada have doubled, even after accounting for inflation. Other compulsory fees have also increased. College students are seeing a similar rise in tuition and fees. We need urgent action to address the high costs of post-secondary education. Don’t fall for these common excuses as to why the rising price…

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Endorsed Candidates

For the upcoming municipal elections, your Union and the Victoria Labour Council (of which we are a member) have endorsed qualified candidates who will work for you. You may have got a card from CUPE and/or the VLC in the mail. You can also follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on endorsements and election information. FYI: Many…

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