Remembering Dave Barrett

The life of former B.C. premier Dave Barrett will be honoured with a public state memorial service in Victoria on Saturday, March 3. Barrett, who led the province’s first New Democratic Party government, died on Feb. 2 at the age of 87. The service will be held at the Farquhar Auditorium at the University of Victoria on March 3 at…

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Black History Month

Black History Month

Every February, CUPE celebrates Black History Month (also known as African Heritage month) when we pause to reflect on the efforts of the many union activists and community organizers of African descent who lead the fight for inclusive communities and workplaces.  This fight happens every day, as CUPE members bargain for more inclusive and equity-based language in our collective agreements, challenge racism in our governments,…

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December Holiday Social

December Holiday Social

Please join us on Wednesday December 13th in the Upper Commons from 11:45 to 1:15 for our annual holiday social. Our regular agenda will be adjusted to allow the committees to update members on the work they have been doing through the year. Following feedback from last year, the room will be reoriented and an audio system has been requested.…

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