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  • Prince George Pride Festival

    Saturday, July 06, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Prince George - 2nd Avenue and George Street in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Every year the BCGEU sponsors a number of events throughout the province every year. These events are family friendly and we encourage all our members to attend an event in their area.

    Below you will find information about the event next month in Prince George that your union is sponsoring. Come out and enjoy the festivities and stop by the BCGEU table and say hello to your fellow members.

    Prince George:

    Date: July 6, 2019

    Location: Prince George Civic Centre

    Click here for map

    More info: Click here

  • Victoria Pride Festival

    Sunday, July 07, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    Every year the BCGEU sponsors a number of events throughout the province every year. These events are family friendly and we encourage all our members to attend an event in their area.

    Below you will find information about the event next month in Victoria that your union is sponsoring. Come out and enjoy the festivities and stop by the BCGEU table and say hello to your fellow members.

    Victoria:

    Date: July 7, 2019

    Location: Parade begins at Pandora and Government to James Bay.

    More info: click here

  • Local 1211 Meeting

    Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU in Prince George, BC, Canada

     

    COMPONENT: Administrative Services

    LOCAL: 1211

    DATE: Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

    TIME: 5:00 pm

    PLACE: Diane L. Wood Union Centre

    Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU

    500 Quebec Street, Prince George BC V2L 0C6

     

    AGENDA

     

    This is your chance to meet Maria Middlemiss, the Component 12 Chair and Provincial Executive Member.

     

    Q&A with Maria

    New Collective Agreement, Classification reviews, any important changes

    Where your local is going. What would you as members want to see?

    Opportunities to become involved.

    Roundtable if time

     

     

    Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Dawn at 1211@bcgeu.ca.

     

    However, if you don't rsvp, that is okay, you are still welcome to attend.

     

    If you are unable to attend the meeting, conference call information is: 1 866-562-0090 when prompted enter conference id number 925794.

     

     Thank you,

     

     

    Dawn Dreher & Lori Macnair

     

    Local 1211 Chair Staff Representative

     

  • Area 04 100th Anniversary Carnival Celebration

    Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office in Langley TWP, BC, Canada

    Area 04 Cross Component is hosting a BBQ Carnival for BCGEU members and their families to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of BCGEU. This year we are hosting a bigger than ever carnival with more fun and games - a bouncy castle, the Big Kahuna, Korki the Clown and more just to name a few.

    Please pre-register by clicking on the link. Registration will close on July 10, 2019 so get your registration in early so you don't miss out on the fun. 

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  • Vancouver Pride Parade

    Sunday, August 04, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    West End, Vancouver in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Every year the BCGEU sponsors a number of events throughout the province every year. These events are family friendly and we encourage all our members to attend an event in their area.

    Below you will find information about the event in August in Vancouver that your union is sponsoring. Come out and enjoy the festivities and stop by the BCGEU table and say hello to your fellow members.

    Vancouver:

    Date: August 4, 2019

    Location: Parade route begins on Robson and continues along Denman to Sunset Beach

    More info: click here

  • Kamloops Pride Festival

    Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Riverside Park in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Every year the BCGEU sponsors a number of events throughout the province every year. These events are family friendly and we encourage all our members to attend an event in their area.

    Below you will find information about the event in August in Kamloops that your union is sponsoring. Come out and enjoy the festivities and stop by the BCGEU table and say hello to your fellow members.

    Kamloops:

    Date: August 25, 2019

    Location: Riverside Park

    Click here for map

    More info: Click here

  • Nelson Pride Festival

    Sunday, September 01, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Baker Street in Nelson, BC, Canada

    Every year the BCGEU sponsors a number of events throughout the province every year. These events are family friendly and we encourage all our members to attend an event in their area.

    Below you will find information about the event in Nelson that your union is sponsoring. Come out and enjoy the festivities and stop by the BCGEU table and say hello to your fellow members.

    Nelson:

    Date: September 1, 2019

    Location: Baker Street

    Click here for map

    More info: Click here

  • Area 11 - CCC Activists Appreciation Banquet

    Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Ramada (Cranbrook Ballroom) in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Area 11 - Activist Appreciation Banquet YOU'RE INVITED!!! In appreciation of your efforts and commitments on behalf of the BCGEU members, the Area 11 Cross Component Committee is hosting an Appreciation Dinner.

    The honour of your presence is requested. You and a guest are invited to attend!

    Please join us for dinner and entertainment!

    Saturday, September 14, 2019

    Ramada Inn (Cranbrook Room)

    444 George Street

    Prince George, BC V2L 1R6

    Cocktails at 6:00 pm

    Dinner at 7:00 pm

    Licensed bar will be open but is not included with dinner!

    Cabs to and from the event can be expensed to the Union with receipts.

    Expense Claim forms will be available at the event.

    Out of town Members: If you require accommodations, the office will need to be notified by Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Otherwise, we will not be able to guarantee accommodations for this event. Accommodations will be booked if available after this date.

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 30, 2019 ACCOMMODATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

  • Area 05 Activist Appreciation Banquet

    Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    As a "thank you" for your service to the membership of our Union, you and your spouse, or guest, are cordially invited to attend our 2019 Activist Appreciation Event. We hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy a festive evening with your fellow activists, special guests, and Area Office staff.

    WHEN: Saturday – September 21, 2019

    5:00 p.m. – Cocktails, Appetizers

    6:00 p.m. – Introductions, Speakers

    7:00 p.m. – Buffet Dinner

    8:30 p.m. - Entertainment

    WHERE: Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

    1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC

    Please note that it is BCGEU policy that where alcohol is served at an event, transportation to and from the event and/or accommodation for out of town guests, will be provided and paid for by the BCGEU - in accordance with BCGEU Financial Policy. Other costs associated with attending this Appreciation Night can be claimed in accordance with the amounts and eligible expenses indicated on the Union's Expense Claim Form. Such expense claims should be forwarded to the Kamloops BCGEU Office for approval and processing of reimbursement.

    If you will require a leave of absence from work in order to attend this event, you should obtain verbal approval from your supervisor as soon as possible, while noting that the Union will provide you with the necessary paperwork for a Union-paid leave after the registration deadline. All those requiring accommodation will have rooms reserved for them at the Coast Kamloops Hotel. Please Note: If you are requesting a hotel room, please register prior to August 16, 2019. If you do not require a hotel room, please register prior to September 5, 2019.

    We will not accept any late registrations.

    We sincerely hope you will be able to join us on September 21, 2019 and look forward to seeing you then. If you cannot attend, after having registered, please be sure to cancel your RSVP. If you need assistance with this, please contact the Area Office. Also, please let the Area Office know so that catering and other arrangements can be adjusted.

    In solidarity

    Area 05 Cross-Component Committee 

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    The Area 05 Cross-Component Committee would once again like to present its:

    Spirit of Commitment Award

    A deserving activist will receive this award at the annual Activist Appreciation Event being held on September 21, 2019. The award is intended to recognize a member in our area for demonstrating a spirit of excellence, dedication, and sacrifice in providing service to the membership and Union as a whole - the spirit and desire to make a difference.

    Nominee criteria includes the following:

    The nominee must be a current "active" BCGEU member. 

    The nominee must have been a Steward, Local Officer, Bargaining Committee Member or Union-appointed Occupational Health & Safety Representative for a minimum of one year.

    Nominators must be current members of the BCGEU or staff and must return a fully-completed Spirit of Commitment Nomination Form to the Kamloops BCGEU Office by noon on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

    Download PDF of notice and award nomination form