Celebrate Labour Day: Monday, September 1, 2014

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Look for the CUPE Saskatchewan tent!

Labour Day is more than just a great day to get together with friends and family.  It is also a day to celebrate the important contributions of unions in making life better for everyone.

Attend a Labour Day celebration in your community:

REGINA – Legislative Lawns, Wascana Park
NOON – 3:30 p.m.

SASKATOON – Victoria Park (by Riverside Pool)
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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Keep Health Care Public Festival: September 6, 2014

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Brought to you by CUPE 4777

On September 6, 2014, come on down to Prince Albert Kinsmen Park for a celebration of public health care.

The Keep Health Care Public Festival features live entertainment, children activities and a free BBQ. Musical guests include Constant Reminder, Leighton Firster, and musical acts provided by Jam Street Music.

When: September 6, 2014 (2 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
Where: Kinsmen Park, Prince Albert

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Aboriginal Council Conference: November 20 – 21, 2014

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Register today!

Open to all CUPE members, the CUPE Saskatchewan Aboriginal Council Conference  – Champion for change – seeks to build union activism with a focus on equality and rights for Aboriginal people in our workplaces and communities.  Elections to CUPE Saskatchewan’s Aboriginal Council Committee will also be held at the conference.

Join us and be an ally for change!

When: November 20 – 21, 2014
Where: Prince Albert Inn, Prince Albert, SK

Early registration deadline: October 20, 2014

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Canoe Trip 2014: July 16 – 18, 2014

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Early registration deadline: June 27, 2014

UPDATE (As of July 3, 2014)Due to the safety concerns associated with high river flows, which are forecast to remain well above normal seasonal flows for the South Saskatchewan River, along with low participant registration numbers to date, the Back to Batoche Canoe Trip scheduled to take place July 16 – 18, 2014 is cancelled.

Registered participants will be advised of the cancellation and, accordingly, registration fee payments received by CUPE Saskatchewan will be returned via regular mail.


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Celebrate Pride in our union and communities

PRIDE 2014Pride festivities across Canada and around the world held annually in June offer an opportunity to celebrate diversity, to promote inclusiveness and to highlight the human rights issues that affect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, and Intersex (LGBTTI) members of our union and our communities.

 
In the workplace and in our communities, unions are at the forefront in protecting LGBTTI workers from discrimination and harassment, and supporting human rights, dignity and equality for all workers.

 
As Saskatchewan’s community union, CUPE proudly celebrates Pride and the role unions play in making our country a more fair and inclusive place for everyone.

 
Attend a Pride Parade near you!

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Health care town hall meeting: June 23, 2014 in Regina

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Attend the town hall on Monday, June 23, 2014!

The Federal Conservative Government is cutting $36 billion from Canada’s public health care system. How will the loss of $1.1 billion to Saskatchewan’s share of health care funding impact you? Learn more and what you can do about it!

Attend the Save Public Health Care Town Hall Meeting featuring: Maude Barlow, Chair of the Council of Canadians; Paul Moist, CUPE National President; and Ryan Meili, Canadian Doctors for Medicare.

Monday, June 23, 2014
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Royal Saskatchewan Museum (2445 Albert Street)
REGINA

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