Your Delegates to CUPE National Convention

CUPE National Convention will be in Toronto, October 1-6 2017. You will be represented by: Kara White, Kirk Mercer, Pat Shade and Ted Godwin. Laurie Whyte is the alternate. Thanks to all those who came out to the Special General Meeting yesterday to cast a ballot. The Executive ratified the vote today; the extra step of ratification was required as…

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Special General Meeting August 1st!

NOTICE OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday Aug. 1, 12:00-1:00 – Engineering/Computer Science (ECS) 108. Agenda:  as this is a special meeting (see CUPE 951 Bylaws 4B), the only item will be the nominations and voting for 2 delegates and 1 alternate to the CUPE National Convention in Toronto Oct. 1-6, 2017. Come for Cookies and a quick vote. Note: If…

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National Aboriginal Day – June 21

National Aboriginal Day – June 21

CUPE National writes, “National Aboriginal Day is time to celebrate the vibrant and unique cultures of Indigenous peoples, as First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities graciously share their ceremonies, customs and heritage with us all. It is also a time for us to recommit ourselves to promoting truth and reconciliation” Some of the ways we can participate: Read the TRC Final Report and consider…

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Your New Executive

Last Wednesday, you voted for a new Executive Board. Here are the results, as provided by the Election Committee: President – Kara White 1st Vice-President – Kirk Mercer 2nd Vice-President – Pat Shade Chief Steward – Ted Godwin Secretary – Cathrine Jansen Treasurer – Stefan Grbavec Education Committee Chair – Maddy Smith Communication Committee Chair – Cheryl DeWolfe Members-at-Large –…

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January Protocol Gathering

January Protocol Gathering

On January 17th CUPE 951 sponsored an indigenous protocol gathering which saw close to 30 people enjoy the food, information and mingling that was part of the noon hour event. The idea came from members who attended last year’s Provost’s Diversity Research forum, and they asked if we could provide more information about the protocols of the territory and also…

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