Kids First at Aboriginal Celebration

VANCOUVER—The run up to tomorrow’s National Aboriginal Day was held Saturday at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Events centred on kids with face painting, storytelling and hoop dancing.  Visit the CUPE BC gallery for photos from Aboriginal Kids’ Day. Tomorrow the celebration continues at Oppenheimer (440 Powell Street) as one of the events taking […]

Contract ratified at Pacific Blue Cross

BURNABY—After eight months at the bargaining table, members of CUPE Local 1816 at Pacific Blue Cross have ratified a new four-year collective agreement.  The package includes reinforced language on benefits, wage increases of 1, 2, 2 and 2.5 per cent respectively and a $500 lump sum payment in the first year.  Language has been included […]