CUPE BC Convention 2021 wraps up with new leadership, Karen Ranalletta elected President

VANCOUVER—CUPE BC’s first-ever virtual convention ended today, wrapping up 3 days of debate, reports, guest speakers and the election of a new executive board. Karen Ranalletta was elected president, the first woman president of CUPE BC in 26 years, while Trevor Davies was re-elected Secretary-Treasurer by acclamation. “I want to thank the delegates for their […]

Bulletin – Trades members have a frank and open discussion

CUPE members working in trades have played a crucial role during the pandemic, putting in safety measures to keep schools safe and thereby helping to keep the economy open. As well as discussing the impact of the pandemic and identifying concerns for bargaining, members took the opportunity for frank discussion on a variety of topics. Local […]

CUPE BC endorses Team Unite for Canadian Labour Congress leadership

CUPE BC’s Executive Board has endorsed “Team Unite” for leadership positions at the Canadian Labour Congress’s upcoming convention. Team Unite is comprised of Bea Bruske for President, Lily Chang for Secretary-Treasurer and Siobhan Vipond for Executive Vice President. “Delegates to our convention were able to hear from Bea Bruske and Team Unite yesterday, and they […]