What's the deal with the referendum?
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Since the BC government announced plans for a referendum on changing our electoral system many members have reached out to the union asking for more information about what we will be voting on.
We heard you loud and clear. So we the union is hosting an interactive webcast on September 27th for you to take part in, ask questions, and get informed about the referendum.
WHAT: What's the deal with the referendum? An interactive webcast for BCGEU members.
WHERE: Your computer, phone, or tablet
WHEN: September 27th, at 10AM Pacific
Can't make that time? Don't worry, we'll let you submit questions ahead of time, and provide a full recap video online for you to watch and share with your friends and family after the fact.
This referendum is a massive opportunity for British Columbians to take back control of our democracy, and that starts with making an informed decision about how to vote. We hope you'll join us!
Back in 2017 we asked you to tell us about how you felt about electoral reform, and 90% of you responded that you wanted to see a system of proportional representation. We took your thoughts, and suggestions, put them into a report and submitted it to the BC government's official consultation. Check it out by clicking here.