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  • Area03 Online Activists Appreciation Event (Online)

    Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 06:30 PM
    Webcast in Vancouver, BC, Canada


    Just because we are staying apart doesn't mean we can't get together. Your Cross Component Committee wants to honour and recognize your hard work on behalf of BCGEU Area 03 members, especially during a pandemic. You are invited to attend our online Activist Appreciation Event. As a special thank-you, a special group meal can be expensed on the day of the event toward the cost of take-out or delivery of your choice. Please join us for recognition, prizes and entertainment. Our favourite drag artist, Symone Says, will emcee the event.


    Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020

    Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30pm

    Where: Via webcast

    Deadline to register is November 3, 2020

    1) Meal expense: one per household must be claimed using our online expense form and payment will be by EFT (direct deposit) only. Closer to the event, you will receive detailed instructions on how to complete an online expense claim and receive payment by EFT. Please hold your questions until after this is received.

    2) All participants can view the webcast with a phone or other device. We recommend you use Wi-Fi to avoid data charges. Once you are registered, you will receive the webcast instructions along with confirmation of registration. Please watch for this email.


  • CANCELLED - Online - Area 06 Steward Fundamentals

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 09:00 AM through November 19, 2020
    Williams Lake in Williams Lake , BC, Canada

    A Steward Fundamentals course has been scheduled for your area. Please take a moment to register for this course.

     Steward Fundamentals is our two-day foundation-level course for all stewards in our Leadership, Education and Activism Program (LEAP). It will introduce you to your key roles and responsibilities as a steward and help you develop the essential skills you will need. Through discussion, interactive group activities and role-plays, you will be introduced to the key roles and responsibilities of a steward as advocate, educator, organizer and communicator. Stewards will leave feeling more confident and effective in their role and skillful in their interactions with members and the employer.

    In order to participate, you will need access to a laptop or tablet and have either Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge as your internet browser. We will also need your current home email address.

    We will be putting together packages and mailing them to your home address (or your address of choice) in order for you to have material to follow along with.

    At this time, the sessions will be limited to 8 people and participants will be able to attend on a first come, first serve basis. 

    Please register as soon as possible, and before October 30, 2020