Events & Conferences
Click here to view the Final Call notice for this conference, which includes the agenda. Click here to register now, with password “conference2021”.
We have exciting Racial Justice, Human Rights and Women’s Conferences planned this year, with the themes: ‘Recognition, Justice and Economic Development’ for the Racial Justice Conference; ‘Empowering Change’ for the Human Rights Conference; and ‘Survivors Matter’ for the Women’s Conference. **Please note: the Women’s conference is only open to those who identify as women**
In addition to exciting speakers, panel discussions and guests at our conferences, we will be holding elections for members to be part of the Indigenous Council, Pink Triangle, Racial Justice, Workers with Disabilities, Women’s, Young Workers and International Solidarity Committees.
Please note that all the elections for the Equality Committees, including for the Racial Justice Committee, will take place at the Human Rights Conference, on December 8 and 9. The Women’s Committee will take place at the Women’s Conference on Friday, December 10.
We encourage members, who are interested, to consider running for elections to join the above committees so you can contribute and work on the change we want to see in our unions, workplaces and communities.
Click here to view the Final Call notice for this conference, which includes the agenda. And please see correspondence regarding voting on the Final Call notice’s page 2.
In accordance with the Constitution of CUPE Ontario, the 2021-2022 Indigenous Council, Pink Triangle, Racial Justice, Workers with Disabilities, Young Workers and International Solidarity Committees will be elected at this Conference.
Delegates must be from affiliated Locals in order to be eligible to vote and/or to stand for a position in this election. Those interested in standing for a position must have their Local’s support to do so.
If you require Simultaneous French Translation, ASL, or have any other accessibility needs, please complete your request in the online registration form by clicking the link below or contact our office at 905-739-9739, ext 610.
ACCESS REQUIREMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED BY NOVEMBER 19TH.
Please view the “Save the Date” notice for this conference. Registration links will be forthcoming.
All Hotel Reservations through W.E. Travel to reserve: 1-888-676-7747 (toll free) or [email protected]. Hotel room rate is $189 single/double occupancy plus taxes.
You must provide proof of double vaccination or an exemption from a Medical doctor in order to attend in person events at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.
Special Needs: If you require any special accommodation needs, please inform W.E. Travel of your request upon booking your room(s).
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED 48 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CONFERENCE TO RECORDING SECRETARY COLLEEN FERREIRA [email protected].
More details to come.
Please see the linked First Call for the 5th Annual OSBCU Convention, March 21-March 25 at Caesars in Windsor. This Convention is open to all affiliated locals of the OSBCU.
As per the By-Laws of the OSBCU we have also included the following information that requires your attention:
- A copy of the bylaws as approved by National, June 2021
- The Bylaw amendment template for consideration at the Convention – these amendments must be received by December 17th, 2021
- The Resolution submission template for consideration at the Convention – resolution must be received by December 17th, 2021
- Convention Committee application, for participation in a variety of our convention committees – applications must be received by December 20, 2021
More information will be forthcoming in the second call.
Who we are
CUPE is Ontario’s community union. Our members provide the quality public services we rely on in every part of the province every day.
CUPE Ontario provides a strong political voice for more than 280,000 members across the province. Our members are proud to provide front-line services that support the communities in which we live and work.
Our members work in six main areas: social services, health care, municipalities, school boards, universities and airlines.
Member locals choose to affiliate with CUPE Ontario because, together, we advocate for equality, strong public services, healthy communities, and a better Ontario for everyone.