CUPE BC UPDATES: Local 561 Transit Strike Schedule | Mar 2023

Those wishing to show solidarity in person with Local 561 members’ walkout for pensions and wage equity can join the picket this week at three locations:

  • Lougheed Town Centre Exchange Bay 1 – Burnaby, BC
    Address: Across the street from 9850 Gatineau Place
    Time: 6:00am – 7:00pm Monday to Friday (maximum 10 picketers)
    NOTE: To maintain the 10-person maximum picketers at Bay 1, if you have a larger group wishing to come and show solidarity, please contact one day in advance so that an additional location nearby, where many more picketers could fit, can be coordinated
  • First Transit Chilliwack Yard – Chilliwack, BC
    Address: 44275 Yale Road
    Time: 24h per day for the week of 20th March
  • First Transit Abbotsford Yard – Abbotsford, BC

Address: 3032 Gladys Avenue (both entrance and exit sites)

Time: 24h per day for the week of 20th March
NOTE: Parking available around the corner on Pratt Street

Should you have any questions regarding this update, please email for additional information.

In solidarity,

CUPE BC Executive Board

CUPE British Columbia

#410-6222 Willingdon Avenue

Burnaby, British Columbia

V5H 0G3

P: 604.291.9119