Education

Welcome to BCGEU's education events page. Below you'll find education events in your area and around BC. 

  • Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 02:30 PM
    Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, BC, Canada

    Wills and Estates Planning

    This seminar, with local lawyer Chris Cook, will cover enduring powers of attorney, representation agreements and probate issues. Learn more about the differences between home-made wills vs. professionally executed wills, joint ownership as a tool to avoid probate, Power of Attorney vs. representation agreement (financial/assets vs. medical), and discretionary trusts for minors or adult children with limited capacity or substance abuse issues.

    Family members welcome. Stewards attending the annual banquet at the hotel are encouraged to attend!

    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Monday, March 27, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    BCGEU Victoria Area Office in Victoria, BC, Canada

    Public Service Pension Plan: Making the Most of Your Pension

     Your pension is an investment in your future. It is important for new and mid-career members to know how the decisions you make today can affect your future pension.

    Attend this new, 2-hour workshop to learn more about:

    • How your Member’s Benefit Statement is a valuable planning tool
    • Purchase of service
    • Transfer of service

    Don't Delay, Register Today!

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Click here to register

     

     

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Cariboo Area Office of the BCGEU in Williams Lake, BC, BC, Canada

    Local 1706 Enhanced Steward Training

     

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

     

    Enhanced Steward Training

     

     Date:                       Tuesday, March 28, 2017

     

    Time:                      9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     

    Location:                Cariboo Area Office of the BCGEU

     

    107A 1st Avenue North
    Williams Lake V2G 1Y7
             

     

    Lunch will be provided.  To ensure enough food is ordered, please register to the Cariboo Area Office no later than Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

     

    When registering, please advise if you have any allergies with special dietary requirements.

     

    If you require a Union-Paid Leave of Absence please notify your Supervisor immediately of the date you require off for Union Business and advise that paperwork is coming.

     

    Please forward your registration forms to:

     

     Cariboo Area Office of the BCGEU
    107A 1st Avenue North
    Williams Lake V2G 1Y7
    Telephone: (250) 392-6586 or Toll Free: 1-800-667-9244

     

    Facsimile: (250) 392-5582 or Toll Free: 1-800-946-0251

     

    Email: Area06@bcgeu.ca

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    Econo Lodge in Maple Ridge, BC, Canada

    First Aid + CPR-C for We Care Employees

    This is a refresher course for BCGEU members employed at We Care Home Health Services. It will cover basic first aid, including CPR-C and will satisfy the employer's requirement for training. This course is free and your supervisor should provide you with time off work to attend. Please contact your supervisor to arrange for leave to attend. Please dress comfortably and have lunch beforehand.

    You can contact us at 604.343.1220 or write to learning@bcgeu.ca 

    Classes are also available on other dates in Abbotsford and Chilliwack.

    Use your postal code to search the Education Events page for other course listings

    Government-issued photo identification is required to receive your certificate, so please bring it with you to class.

    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (classes start at noon sharp)

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  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    St. John Ambulance Abbotsford Branch in Abbotsford, BC, Canada

    First Aid + CPR-C for We Care Employees

    This is a refresher course for BCGEU members employed at We Care Home Health Services. It will cover basic first aid, including CPR-C and will satisfy the employer's requirement for training. This course is free and your supervisor should provide you with time off work to attend. Please contact your supervisor to arrange for leave to attend. Please dress comfortably and have lunch beforehand. You can also call us at 604.343.1220 or write to learning@bcgeu.ca

    Classes also available on other dates and in Chilliwack and Maple Ridge.

    Use your postal code to search the Education Events page for other course listings

    Government-issued photo identification is required to receive your certificate, so please bring it with you to class.

    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Class starts at noon sharp)

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  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    Town Centre Hotel in Powell River, BC, Canada

    Municipal Pension Plan: Making the Most of Your Pension

    Your pension is an investment in your future. It is important for new and mid-career members to know how the decisions you make today can affect your future pension.

    Attend this new, 2-hour workshop to learn more about:

    • How your Member’s Benefit Statement is a valuable planning tool
    • Purchase of service
    • Transfer of service

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Don't Delay, Register Today!

    Click here to register

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 04:00 PM
    College of New Caledonia in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Municipal Pension Plan: Making the Most of Your Pension

    Your pension is an investment in your future. It is important for new and mid-career members to know how the decisions you make today can affect your future pension.

    Attend this new, 2-hour workshop to learn more about:

    • How your Member’s Benefit Statement is a valuable planning tool
    • Purchase of service
    • Transfer of service

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Don't Delay, Register Today!

    Click here to register

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Terrace Area office in Terrace, BC V8G 1T2, BC, Canada

    Local 0312 Enhanced Steward Training

     

    Date:                   February 20, 2017

     

    To:                    Stewards and Executive Members in Local 0312

     

    Re:                   Enhanced Steward Training

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

    Enhanced Steward Training

     

     Date:                       Tuesday, April 4, 2017

     

    Time:                      9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     

    Location:                Northwest Area Office of the BCGEU

     

                                    #102 - 4710 Lazelle Avenue

     

                                    Terrace, BC V8G 1T2

    AGENDA

     

    • Common Grievances

    • Steward Refresher

     


    Lunch will be provided.  To ensure enough food is ordered, please register to the Northwest Area Office no later than Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

     

    When registering, please advise if you have any allergies with special dietary requirements.

     

    If you require a Union-Paid Leave of Absence please notify your Supervisor immediately of the date you require off for Union Business and advise that paperwork is coming.

     

    Please forward your registration forms to:

     


    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

     

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

     

    Email: Area12@bcgeu.ca

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    Ramada Williams Lake in Williams Lake, BC, Canada

    Municipal Pension Plan: Making the Most of Your Pension

    Your pension is an investment in your future. It is important for new and mid-career members to know how the decisions you make today can affect your future pension.

    Attend this new, 2-hour workshop to learn more about:

    • How your Member’s Benefit Statement is a valuable planning tool
    • Purchase of service
    • Transfer of service

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Don't Delay, Register Today!

    Click here to register

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at 05:30 PM

    Craft Night - Card Making

    You can make cards of your choice with a variety of crafty items. We will provide the basic supplies such as paper, scissors and other knick knacks, but participants are encouraged to bring anything they may have at home that they may want to use for their cards, such as: buttons, glitter, scrap gift wrap tissue, or anything else you can get creative with!

    A light dinner will be provided at 5:30.

    Workshop begins at 6:00 pm

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