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Calling All Members! Third and final call for Congress!
The Twenty-Fourth Annual Congress of Unifor Local 2000 will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown, at 1110 Howe St., starting at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 4 p.m.

WHAT IS CONGRESS?

Congress is an annual meeting of member representatives, to bring forward and vote on resolutions to change the local’s by-laws, and to discuss all variety of issues affecting members within the local.  Each council sends its representatives, as chosen by the members of that council.

NUMBER OF DELEGATES

Here are the number of delegates still vacant for this year’s Congress. I urge you to consider attending as a delegate. Hotel and meals are provided.

Black Press/Thompson River                          4 delegate vacancies
Glacier Media/Continental                               3 delegate vacancies
Pacific Newspaper Group                                5 delegate vacancies
Purdys Chocolatier                                         11 delegate vacancies
Printing Industry                                               5 delegate vacancies
Bell Media                                                        5 delegate vacancies

HOW TO BE NOMINATED

If you would like to attend Congress as a delegate, make it known, so that you can be nominated.
Delegates must be nominated, and then accept the nomination.
If there are more nominees than allowed delegates, then a vote is taken.

Nominations should be sent to your council chair or chair-designate as soon as possible. Contact emails are shown in the list of councils following. Council chairs are asked to have their delegates selected, and to forward their names to Jennifer Moreau via email, jmoreau@unifor2000.ca and office support staff, unifor2000@unifor2000.ca.

ELECTIONS

The following positions are up for election at Congress:
Vice-President, three-year term, Jan. 1, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2025. This is an unpaid position.
Elections Committee, three-year term, ending Congress 2025

LIST OF COUNCILS – WHICH COUNCIL AM I PART OF?

If you are unsure to which council you belong, here is a list of employers and councils, with the Council Chairs, or acting chair-designates:

Black /Thompson Council
Contact:  Lonnie Inglehart, lonz1414@gmail.com

Abbotsford News
Chilliwack Progress
Surrey Classifieds
Hope Standard
Kamloops This Week
Langley Advance Times
Maple Ridge News
Mission City Record
Peace Arch News
Surrey Now Leader
Trail Daily Times

Glacier/Continental Council
Contact: Mark Nielsen, mark1410@telus.net

Alaska Hwy
Burnaby Now
Dawson Creek
Kelowna Daily
New Westminster Record
Penticton Herald
Prince George Citizen
Times Colonist Compositors
Tri-City News

Purdys Chocolatier
Contact chair-designate: Jennifer Moreau, jmoreau@unifor2000.ca

Printing Industry
Contact chair-designate: Jennifer Moreau, jmoreau@unifor2000.ca

Marine Printers
Mitchell Press
Speedee Printing
Sun Chemical

Pacific Newspaper Group Council
Contact: Larry Hoard, drmlarryx@gmail.com

Bell Media
Contact chair-designate: Brian Gibson, bgibson@unifor2000.ca

Jennifer Moreau
Secretary-Treasurer

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