Online Applications Open | Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Scholarship | Aug 19
CUPE BC is now accepting applications online for the Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on both a competitive and lottery basis based on the following criteria:
- Parent, Guardian or Spouse of Applicant, or the Applicant her/himself must be a member in good standing of a CUPE Local affiliated to CUPE BC at the time of application.
- Applicant must have completed Grade 12 in the current or previous calendar year.
- Applicant must be entering first year of a recognized public postsecondary institution in BC. A copy of the acceptance letter from the admitting institution must be supplied.
- Applicant must complete an online application form supported by copies of the Senior Secondary Statement Transcript and letter(s) of reference from school principal or counsellor.
Online Application Form: Click here Application Deadline: August 19, 2022 (end of day)
CUPE BC Ticket Giveaway | BC Lions | Jun 25
CUPE BC will be giving away a limited number of tickets for the BC Lions/Toronto Argonauts match this weekend via firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit expressions of interest byFriday, Jun 24, 3:30pm.
Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 | 7:00pm
Location: BC Place, Vancouver, BC
Asian-Canadian Labour Alliance | What Rights Do I Have? Workshop | Jun 25
In collaboration with SFU’s David Lam Centre and Labour Studies Program, the ACLA is hosting a workshop for Asian newcomers to Canada and Asian Canadians who are new to working in either unionized or non-unionized workplaces, with speakers including Eric Seto of UFCW 247 and Julie Diesta of the Vancouver Committee for Domestic Workers’ and Caregivers’ Rights.
Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 | 10:00am (Pacific)
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC
Registration: E-mail email@example.com or call 778-388-8025
IAMAW | YVR Screeners Solidarity Rally | Jun 28
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 16 is holding a coordinated rally at the Vancouver Airport to protest the undervaluing of screening officers by third-party contractors. Please view the attached letter by Lodge 16 President.
Date & Time: Jun 28, 2022 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm (Pacific)
Location: YVR (Vancouver Airport) across from International Arrivals
CALM | State of Union Communications Survey | Jul 15
The Canadian Association of Labour Media is collecting data related to union communications, which will be used as a basis for union communication benchmarks. The survey is open until July 15th, 2022.
Burnaby Pride Celebrations | Jul 23
The 5th annual Burnaby’s Pride celebrates the diversity of Burnaby’s local 2SLGBTQIA+ community and all those who support them!
Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 23 | 12:00pm – 5:00pm (Pacific)
Location: Civic Square, 6100 Willingdon Ave., Burnaby, BC
Solidarity Notes | Weekly Practice at Britannia | Jul 2022
Union choir Solidarity Notes holds practice Sundays 10:30am – 12:00pm at the Britannia Community Centre in Vancouver every week until their August-long break, and new members are welcome. For more information, fill out the contact form on their site.
SFU Labour Studies | African Ancestry Project Report
The attached report showcases data from the African Ancestry Project, a research initiative by SFU Labour Studies and Sociology Assistant Professor Maureen Kihika and Health and Sciences Research Fellow Alice Mũrage, on British Columbians’ diverse identities and experiences.
CCDI Webinar | Workplace Response to Tragic Events | Jul 26
How workplaces can respond to tragic news and events is a free webinar that explores difficult social events and how to address them compassionately as a team or organization. CCIP-certified attendees will receive a continued professional development credit.
Date & Time: Jul 26, 2022 | 1:00pm (Eastern)
Registration: Click here
EVA BC | Public Education Toolkit
Ending Violence Association of BC has a collection of public education resources to assist anti-violence organizations in raising awareness and providing anti-violence training. Materials may be adapted as needed with EVA BC cited as the source.