November 19, 2013

Parksville School is the largest ever

BURNABY—This year’s Fall CUPE Education school was the largest group in the Parksville school history with 115 members participating in the weeklong educational.

All the workshops were filled to capacity, with almost 50 percent more members than last year.

October 31, 2012

Activists develop new skills, strategies at week-long school

PARKSVILLE—This year’s Fall week-long CUPE school (October 21-26) was a big success, with 77 participants from throughout the province sharing experiences, comparing activist strategies and developing new skills through a range of contemporary union education workshops.

March 9, 2012

Metro Council holds first stewards conference

Conference organizers Frank Lee (CUPE 1004) and Sarah Bjorknas (CUPE 23) just before the panel discussion.VANCOUVER—Nearly a hundred CUPE stewards from the Lower Mainland, along with activists and staff from around the province, gathered today at the Maritime Labour Centre for the first stewards conference held by CUPE’s Metropolitan Vancouver District Council.