CUPE MANITOBA RURAL TOUR-MEET AND GREET RECEPTIONS

The CUPE Manitoba Executive board will be embarking on a rural tour at the end of September, 2013.  Events are being held in Selkirk, Brandon, Dauphin, Flin Flon and The Pas and we hope to engage members from all locals in these areas.

Below please find a list of the all the events that are planned for the 2013 Rural Tour.  Enclosed there is a poster that is specific to your region, please share this information within your locals and encourage members to attend.

At each destination CUPE Manitoba Executive Board will be hosting a Meet and Great Reception to celebrate; Health Care Support Workers Week, CUPE’s 50th Anniversary, Year of the New and Young Member and all CUPE Manitoba Members hard work and dedication.

CUPE Manitoba will also be providing updates on current issues and events and are looking forward to hearing from you!  Please come with any questions or suggestions that you may have.

Selkirk: September 30           4:30 pm – 5:30 pm:  Selkirk Park-Site #2

Brandon: October 1              11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Brandon regional office, 1911 Park Avenue

Dauphin: October 1              6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Dauphin regional office, 121-1st Street SW

Flin Flon: October 2              6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Victoria Inn Flin Flon

The Pas: October 3                6:00 pm- 9:00 pm: Super 8 Motel-1717 Gordon Avenue

Please do not hesitate to contact the CUPE Manitoba office if you have any further questions about these events.  We look forward to seeing you at one of these upcoming events.

 

CUPE Manitoba members present $50,000 to CancerCare Manitoba

WINNIPEG – CUPE Manitoba will present a $50,000 cheque to CancerCare Manitoba in support of Camp Indigo, a camp dedicated to providing support to Manitoba children with cancer. The money is the most recent contribution the union’s members are making to pediatric oncology as part of ongoing fundraising for Manitoba children who have cancer.

“We started fundraising among our members in the 1990s when we adopted pediatric oncology as our ongoing charity,” CUPE Manitoba President Kelly Moist said. “CUPE’s commitment to our community is strong, and we are proud to donate to such an important cause as supporting children in need.”

CUPE Manitoba members have provided more than $100,000 over the past decade to pediatric oncology through fundraising and donations. This year’s contribution of $50,000 is the largest single donation made, and coincides with CUPE’s 50th anniversary this year.

“Since 1963, CUPE has made important contributions to Manitoba, and this donation reflects our commitment to making Manitoba a better place for everyone.”

CUPE Manitoba will present a $50,000 cheque to CancerCare Manitoba Camp Indigo at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the CUPE Manitoba Convention in the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

In Manitoba, CUPE represents approximately 25,000 members working in health care facilities, personal care homes, school divisions, municipal services, social services, child care centres, public utilities, libraries and family emergency services.

CUPE Manitoba’S 50th annual convention In Winnipeg May 2 – 4

WINNIPEG- More than 200 delegates will gather at the Winnipeg Convention Centre for the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Manitoba.

Canada’s largest public sector union was founded at the Hotel Fort Garry in Winnipeg on September 24, 1963.
Speakers at this year’s convention include:

Thursday, May 2

  • 10:00 a.m. Premier Greg Selinger
  • 2:30 p.m. Paul Moist, CUPE National President

Friday, May 3

  • 10:30 a.m. Robert Chernomas, Professor of Economics, University of Manitoba
  • 11:00 a.m. 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion with former CUPE Manitoba Presidents

Saturday, May 4

  • 10:00 a.m. Presentation to CancerCare

In Manitoba, the Canadian Union of Public Employees represents approximately 25,000 members working in health care facilities, personal care homes, school divisions, municipal services, social services, child care centres, public utilities, libraries and family emergency services.