Events

Find events near you

within
  • Thursday, February 09, 2017 at 12:00 PM through March 13, 2017
    Terrace Area Office in Terrace, BC, BC, Canada

    Local 0512 Nominations are open for your Local Executive

    Date:              February 8, 2017

     

    To:                   All BCGEU Local 0512 Members

     

    Re:                  Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive

     

    Nominations are now open for the vacant positions on your Local Executive:  2nd Vice Chair, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Member-At-Large (x2) & Member-At-Large (Young Worker).

     

    Your Local Executive is as follows:

     

    Position                                                                                     Name                                                                Work Phone

     

    Chair                                                                                           Lara Stroud                                                      250-624-7424

     

    1st Vice Chair                                                                            Janice Kawinsky                                              250-632-6616

     

    2nd Vice Chair                                                                           VACANT

     

    Treasurer                                                                                  VACANT

     

    Recording Secretary                                                             VACANT

     

    Member-At-Large (4 positions)                                           Eliza Tavares                                                   250-632-6616

     

                                                                                                        Jackie Joseph                                                   250-624-7424

     

                                                                                                        VACANT

     

                                                                                                        VACANT

     

          Member-At-Large (Young Worker)                                     VACANT                                                            

     

     Please note one position is specific to a Young Worker (any member who is 29 years of age and younger).

     

     

    The deadline for nominations is:    5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017

    Any nominations received after the deadline will NOT be accepted.  Nomination forms are attached, please copy as required.  All forms must be filled out completely, including signature of nominee and nominator.   Completed forms must be dropped off, mailed, faxed or emailed using the information below:

     

    Northwest Area Office of the BCGEU

    102 - 4710 Lazelle Avenue, Terrace BC V8G 1T2

    Fax: (250) 635-3588 or Toll Free at 1-800-946-0259

    Ph: (250) 635-9126 or Toll Free at 1-800-665-1664

    Email: Area12@bcgeu.ca

    If you have not received a copy by email, please contact the area office for a copy.

     

     

  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 01:00 PM
    Manual Training School in Cranbrook, BC, Canada

    BC New Democrat Health Forum - Cranbrook

    Join New Democrat MLA Judy Darcy for a discussion on the state of health care in the Kootenays. With longer waits for public care, and rising personal health care costs we want to hear from your about how we can fix health care in BC.

     

    ·         When: Sunday, February 26, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    ·         Where: Manual Training School, 1212 2nd Street North, Cranbrook BC

         Who: Judy Darcy, Official Opposition Health Spokesperson

     

    For more details contact Susan Vasilev - 250-953-4691

     

    Download poster here

     

     

     

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at 05:30 PM
    Prince George Area Office in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Local 0311 Meeting Notice

    ·         Nominations and Elections of Convention Delegate(s) and Alternate Delegates  to the 50th BCGEU Triennial Constitutional Convention being held June 14-17, 2017 in Vancouver.

     

    o   Local 0311 is entitled to send three (3) delegates with the Local Chair attending by right of office, therefore, two (2) delegates positions are open and six(6) alternate positions available.

     

    §  Nominations will close at this meeting, therefore, all nomination forms must be received at the Prince George Area Office by close of Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

     

    §  Elections will take place at this meeting, if necessary.

     

    §  Alternate entitlement will be ballots cast

     

    §  You must be in attendance in order to accept your nomination.

     

    §  Nomination forms are attached, (copy if required).  If you have not received a copy by email, contact the area office for a copy.

     

     

     

     

    ·         Resolutions for Convention

     

    If a Union-Paid Leave of absence is needed, pre-approval is required by your Local Chairperson.

     

     

  • Thursday, March 02, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    Prince George Area Office in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Local 2011 Delegates to Convention Mtg

    Agenda:

    ·         Nominations and Elections of Convention Delegate(s) and Alternate Delegates  to the 50th BCGEU Triennial Constitutional Convention being held June 14-17, 2017 in Vancouver.

    o   Local 2011 is entitled to send three (3) delegate with the Local Chair attending by right of office, therefore, six (6) alternate positions are available.

    §  Nominations will close at this meeting, therefore, all nomination forms must be received at the Prince George Area Office by close of Thursday, March 2, 2017.

    §  Elections will take place at this meeting, if necessary.

    §  Alternate entitlement will be ballots cast

    §  You must be in attendance in order to accept your nomination.

    §  Nomination forms are attached, (copy if required).  If you have not received a copy by email, contact the area office for a copy.

    ·         Resolutions for Convention

    Note for Local 2011 Members in Outlying Areas:  If you wish to join this meeting via conference call, please call 1-866-562-0090; when prompted press 925794  and the pound key (#).

    If a Union-Paid Leave of absence is needed, pre-approval is required by your Local Chairperson.

  • Thursday, March 02, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers, BC, Canada

    Local 0612 Delegates to Convention Meeting

     

    • Nominations and Elections of Convention Delegate(s) and Alternate Delegates  to the 50th BCGEU Triennial Constitutional Convention being held Wednesday, June 14 - Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver. Convention is the time when you, the members, decide the mandate of YOUR union over the next three years.

      • Local 0612 is entitled to send one (1) delegates with the Local Chair attending by right of office, therefore, two (2) alternate positions are available.

        • Nominations will close at this meeting, therefore, all nomination forms must be received at the

                          Terrace Area Office by close of Thursday, March 2, 2017.

        • Elections will take place at this meeting, if necessary.

        • Alternate entitlement will be ballots cast

        • You must be in attendance in order to accept your nomination.

        • Nomination forms are attached, (copy if required).

    • Call for Resolutions 2017 BCGEU Convention

    • New Business

     

    Note for Local 0612 Members in Outlying Areas:  If you wish to join this meeting via conference call, please call 1-866-562-0090; when prompted press 567027  and the pound key (#).

     

    If you have not recieved a copy by email, contact the area office for a copy.

     

  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017 at 09:00 AM through March 09, 2017
    BCGEU North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    Area 02 Basic Stewards Training

    To        BCGEU Stewards and Local Executives

     Re        Basic Stewards' Training

     The BCGEU provides training to all of its Stewards and Local Executives. Training is essential to you in your role as a steward. You are receiving this notice because you are on our list for those Stewards awaiting your Steward Course.

     Paid leaves from work, accommodation, travel and meal expenses, if required, will be paid for by the Union. Lunch will be provided for the days you are in class.

     The course is scheduled for:

    Date:               March 7-9, 2017

    Time:               9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Please note that our office does not open until 8:30 a.m.)

    Location:        BCGEU North Island Area Office

    106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo

    (Please park in designated BCGEU parking spots.)

    Please bring a copy of your collective agreement and a smart or android phone. If you do not have one, please contact the office so that we can provide one for the training.

  • Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 05:15 PM
    Fraserview Hall in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    International Women's Day Dinner

    Women & Precarity

    The gender imbalance of low-waged, part-time, temporary, and insecure work

    Unions have fought for decades to negotiate well-paid, stable jobs, but the trend towards part-time and temporary work has impacted women the most

    Guest Speaker: Iglika Ivanova

    Entertainment: The Re:Sisters

    5:15 – Doors

    6:00 – Welcome

    6:30 – Dinner

    Tickets $45/$25 low income

    Tables of 8

     

    For tickets contact the VDLC at 604.254.0703, office@vdlc.ca or online – http://vdlc.ca/committees/womens

    Primarily a Women's Event but all are welcome

    ASL interpretation provided. Childcare Assistance Available

    click here to download poster

     

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    Prince George Area Office in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Local 0811 Delegates to Convention Meeting

    Agenda:

    ·         Nominations and Elections of Convention Delegate(s) and Alternate Delegates  to the 50th BCGEU Triennial Constitutional Convention being held June 14-17, 2017 in Vancouver.

    o   Local 0811 is entitled to send one (1) delegate with the Local Chair attending by right of office, therefore, two (2) alternate positions are available.

    §  Nominations will close at this meeting, therefore, all nomination forms must be received at the Prince George Area Office by close of Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

    §  Elections will take place at this meeting, if necessary.

    §  Alternate entitlement will be ballots cast

    §  You must be in attendance in order to accept your nomination.

    §  Nomination forms are attached, (copy if required). If you did not receive a copy by email, contact the area office for a copy.

    If a Union-Paid Leave of absence is needed, pre-approval is required by your Local Chairperson.

  • Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    Front St / Maffeo Sutton Park in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    Nanaimo 2nd Annual Pride Parade

    Join the BCGEU RV for this 2nd annual parade. Last years parade was highly popular!

    The parade starts at noon on Front Street and winds through downtown to Maffeo Sutton Park where admission to the festival is free. There will be a play area, food trucks, beer garden, main-stage entertainment, vendors and more.

     

    There is no RSVP needed for this event.

    If you'd like to participate just find the RV!

     

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Cumberland Recreation Institute in Cumberland, BC, Canada

    31st Miners Memorial Weekend

     

     

    Join this celebration of workers and their families and call for a renewed commitment for safe and healthy workplaces, justice and equity, and bread and roses for all!

    9:00-11:00am Pancake Breakfast
    1:00-2:30pm Graveside Vigil

     

     

    No RSVP necessary

    For more information visit www.cumberlandmuseum.ca 

     

Unifor 467