Who let the dogs in? Surrey, that’s who

SURREY – The City of Surrey is bringing the Surrey Animal Resource Centre in-house with unionized city staff.  Surrey agreed with CUPE Local 402 that staffing the centre with CUPE workers will optimize customer service and provide excellent animal care. The two sides have negotiated a letter of understanding that the centre will be staffed […]

CUPE BC Enviro All-Stars Contest – everyone’s a winner!

BURNABY – The winners of CUPE BC’s Environment All-Stars Contest have been selected and we can all benefit from their innovative ideas.  The contest was open to all CUPE members in B.C. as part of an effort to highlight creative projects that support the environment. The results engage and celebrate CUPE members who have shown leadership […]

How not to invest in public infrastructure

The following column from Mark Hancock ran in the Vancouver Sun on Monday, November 2. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces his cabinet this week Canadians will watch to see who will be appointed to deliver on his key election commitment to invest in public infrastructure. While the “who” will be important, so too will […]