The following is the hotel information so that you can book your hotel and flight(s) for the 2017 CCU/CSC Convention. A big thanks go out to the AESES folks for all their help in organizing this year’s Convention.
The Confederation of Canadian Unions 28th Annual Convention
October 21 – 24, 2017 in Winnipeg
The Fort Garry Hotel
222 Broadway Winnipeg MB
There are 55 rooms in the block and will be held by the hotel until September 20th. Regarding the number of delegates. The following is from the Constitution (Art VII Sec 4).
“Each affiliated union shall be entitled to:
1 delegate for the first 50 full-time equivalent members or fraction thereof;
1 delegate for the next 50 full-time equivalent members or majority thereof, and,
1 delegate for each additional 200 full-time equivalent members or majority thereof.
In determining the number of delegates for convention the affiliate membership shall be determined by the average per capita fees paid to the organization during the twelve months prior to the meeting that precedes convention.
No affiliate shall exceed a total of 10 delegates at Convention.”
If you have any questions regarding the number of delegates please contact our treasurer, Percy.
Also from our Constitution there is a regular convention fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) per delegate. There is no limit on guests or alternates, but please let us know in advance so we can make appropriate arrangements (there may be an extra charge if they attend the lunches/dinner).
Labour School – Saturday, October 21th, with a tentative start time of 10:00 a.m.
Convention – Sunday, October 22th & Monday, October 23th with tentative start times of 9:00 a.m.
Executive Board Meeting – Tuesday, October 24th with a tentative start time of 9:00 a.m.
An email will be sent out to the listserve regarding resolutions and the CCU bursaries shortly.
Please notify me if you plan on attending so we can get the appropriate number of kits together and organize food etc. Include your name and your local/union in your reply. Please include all attendees names and their union/local if you are replying for a group.
Also if you have any agenda items please let us know.
Thanks, and I am looking forward to seeing you at Convention!