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Jun
01
Grant’s Law Plaque Unveiling
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Hosted by the BC Federation of Labour. Grant’s Law is named after Grant De Patie, a young worker who was killed on the job during a gas theft incident in Maple Ridge. As a result of his death his family and the BC Federation of Labour fought for changes to the Occupational Health and Safety regulation to protect late night workers.The Grant’s Law Plaque honours a young worker’s life and the fight for late night worker safety.

Date:
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time:
11am-12pm
Location:
Garibaldi Secondary School - 24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge, BC

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Jun
15
Light The Night: Okanagan
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Okanagan’s Light the Night Walk takes place on Saturday, June 15 at Waterfront Park. Light The Night honours and celebrates cancer survivors. It is a moving and beautiful event that serves as a memorial to those facing a loss and gives hope and healing to those still fighting. To learn more about this event click here.

Date:
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time:
6:30PM
Location:
Waterfront Park, Okanagan

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Jul
01
David Podworny Memorial Scholarship
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David Podworny (“Pod”, 1962–2014 ) was a journeyman in the broadband cable telecommunications industry in Vancouver, BC.  He began his work in the industry in 1984, and it became his lifelong career.  He was actively involved in his workplace, serving on the bargaining committee, as Shop Steward, Councillor and as a Vice-President of TWU Local 60 (now TWU-USW National Local 1944, Unit 60).  “Pod” exemplified giving back through his service and active democratic participation.  The David Podworny Memorial Scholarship in Telecommunications and Labour Studies honours his legacy. Click here to learn more about this opportunity. Scholarship applications close on July 31.

Dates:
Monday, July 1, 2019 to Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Location:
BC
Aug
01
McGann Bursary
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The Columbia Foundation, the Canadian Union of Public Employees British Columbia (CUPE BC), the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM), The NOW Group, and the McGann family have established the Dennis McGann Bursary. This one-time bursary program is designed for those studying or planning to study Communications who demonstrate a commitment to the issues and actions affecting working people. One $1000 bursary will be awarded to a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant who is enrolling or enrolled in full or part time Communications studies at an accredited public post-secondary institution in Canada. Financial need must be demonstrated. This bursary also considers community service. Click here for more information.

Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Canada
Aug
04
Pride Parade: Vancouver
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March with us in the Parade & show your Union Pride! Updated information, including meeting time and location will be posted in our Facebook event.

Date:
Sunday, August 4, 2019
Time:
12PM-3PM
Location:
Vancouver's West End

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