Thursday, October 30th, 2014 running from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. with a social to follow at 7:00 p.m. Location: one of the meeting rooms within the Ramada Hotel, the host hotel of NADC

 Note: Please email written reports from your Local and/or any CUPE BC Committees to Caroline Sewell ( prior to October 10th, 2014 or bring copies of your report to the General Meeting.

Fall 2014 NADC / Stewards Conference in Prince George

The 2014 Fall NADC school will be held in Prince George, October 27th – 31st at the Ramada Hotel. This will be a special NADC school with a special focus on Stewards and courses that will appeal to Stewards.

For a full list of the courses, registration forms and information about the classes please check out the CUPE Education Web Site

Further information about the Ramada can be found on their website. Please call and book rooms early as possible. Mention your booking is with NADC / CUPE to get the best rates.

Spring 2014 Prince Rupert School and Meeting

Locals 105 and 2950 combined efforts to put together the spring school in Prince Rupert. The courses were well attended and as has been the practice for the past few years, the AGM was held on Thursday afternoon. Quorum was not an issue and the meeting proceeded quickly.

Elections were held and Lily Banchard from CNC was elected 1st V.P. and Michelle Montemurro as second V.P. Paula Cox was elected as the Central Area Vice President

Shawn Durocher was elected as the young worker



Banquet Dinner for participants of the NADC School

CUPE locals #105 and #2052 have combined with NADC to host a banquet dinner. It will be Thursday Feb. 27th in the BC room at 7:00 p.m. or as closely after the AGM as possible. We have the numbers from the conflict resolution, Steward learning series and the Mental Health issues course and we are at 43 so far. If you are attending the Parliamentary Procedures and haven’t been counted yet please contact any of the NADC Exec or txt 250-614-6532 with your name and if you are coming.

Spring School for NADC is underway in Prince Rupert

This week will see 45 Union Activist’s from northern BC in Prince Rupert for training in a wide variety of subjects such as stewarding, workplace stress, conflict resolution and others. There will be 10 CUPE staff and instructors providing the sessions. It is estimated between hotel rooms, meals, facility rentals and incidentals that over $100,000 ( earlier estimates were lower but didn’t factor in all the hotel rooms ) will be spent in Price Rupert by the end of classes.

NADC – Scholarship Committee . Call for members

The Northern Area District Council (NADC) Executive has decided to re-examine the NADC scholarship process; as such, it will not be possible to award the scholarship this coming NADC school.

The intention is to have the scholarship committee elected (three positions) at the February NADC general meeting and put them to work immediately so a scholarship can be awarded before the 2014 university/college school year begins. Information about the criteria with a June 1st, 2014 deadline will be placed on the NADC website.

If you are interested in letting your name stand for the scholarship committee, please put your name forward at the Thursday, February 27th NADC general meeting. If you are unable to attend  the meeting, please send an e-mail to the Recording Secretary, Caroline Sewell ( prior to the meeting.

In solidarity,
Recording Secretary
Northern Area District Council

Travel Grant form for 2014 Spring NADC has been posten

The required travel grant form for the 2014 Spring NADC school in Prince Rupert has been posted to the website under the documents section. Something being strictly enforced this year is the completed form and all supporting paperwork must be submitted by the cut-off date of  February 10th, 2014. Either mail the paperwork  in advance or scan and email them to
Maureen Hummel, Treasurer, NADC