BURNABY - The Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, for the first time ever, include a category for support staff in public schools. Nominations have been extended and now close on June 30.
LANGLEY—There was something for everyone at the CUPE 1260 family picnic held at Al Anderson Park on Saturday. The sunny weather held throughout the day, despite the warning of possible rain, adding to the festive air.
BURNABY - CUPE BC is gearing up to get out the vote in favour of a better way for British Columbians to elect our government, and against the old and unfair first past the post system.
VICTORIA – CUPE Local 1978, members who work for the Capital Regional District (CRD), voted 93 percent in favour of strike action in a vote held yesterday (May 31).
BURNABY—CUPE 873 ambulance paramedics representing Team Canada BC won gold at this year’s Rallye Rejviz International Paramedic Competition, held in the Czech Republic.
RICHMOND – CUPE 4227 (support staff for B.C.’s Francophone School District 93) enjoyed a rare learning opportunity at their annual training session last week. The day-long courses, facilitated by CUPE 4227 President Francine Brisson with support from the local’s National Servicing Representative, focused on representing members in front of management and the steward’s role in bargaining.
NORTH VANCOUVER – The annual CUPE 389 seniors’ tea, held this month at Silver Harbour Seniors Centre in North Vancouver, was a rollicking success.
CRANBROOK —CUPE Seeds of Change, a community action committee, continued its volunteer efforts in supporting local community at Cranbrook’s Children’s Festival held on May 12. Sunny skies brought out the crowds and the booth featuring a button-making machine kept them busy.