CLiFF - Local Screenings

The Ridge Meadows local of Cinema Politica is hosting three films and guest speakers as part of the 2017 Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF). When: Thursday, November 16th 2017 | Doors at 6:30 PM, Screening starts at 7:00 PM Where: 11995 Haney Place, Maple Ridge (council chambers) Cost: FREE! The Echoes of Chloe Cooley (8 minutes, Canada) This film tells the founding story of the Underground Railroad on the Niagara Frontier, and how the resistance of one woman created both, the first anti-slavery law in the British Empire, and the first refugee movement to Canada. This film was made on an iPhone. The Orange Story (18 min, USA) February 1942. President Roosevelt signs Execut

Union meeting: December 6, 2017

Local 517's next monthly union meeting will be held: On Wednesday, December 6th 2017 At the Maritime Labour Centre (1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver) Dinner will be served at 5:00 PM, with the meeting being called to order at 5:15 PM Per our By-Laws, the business of the Local shall be managed by the Executive subject to the approval of the active membership, governed by Robert's Rules of Order. Top 5 reasons to attend: You'll be better informed! Keep on top of the current happenings in your local union and your workplace. Get engaged. You have the opportunity to ask questions and join in the dialogue regarding current events and ongoing business. Have fun socializing and getting to know fellow

What you missed: AGM

The local's Annual General Meeting was held November 1. Read on to see what happened! Dinner From Szechuan Chili Membership News Marianne Gilbert, Environmental Specialist - Project Review and Development (term), was sworn-in. Executive Board Election Results Darcy Lesueur acclaimed in two year term as 1st Vice President Celia George acclaimed in two year term as Secretary Treasurer Sarah Pilgrim acclaimed in two year term as Membership Trustee Troy Gebhart was sworn-in to two year term as Odd-Year-Trustee Financial Report For report details, please see Secretary Treasurer Celia George. Committee Reports Sunshine: Report provided by Betty Perverzov. Safety: Report provided by Gerry Marino.

Winter School 2018

Are you interested in attending a course at Winter School 2018? If so, please review the course schedule and advise Membership Trustee Sarah Pilgrim as soon as possible, as registration is OPEN and many courses are popular and fill up early. Local 517 will send interested participants on a first come, first served basis. Preference is also given to those members who have not had the opportunity to attend before. Other important info: the local will cover the cost of registration and pay you for your time.

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ILWU Local 517 (C.L.C.)

PO Box 28164

RPO West Pender

Vancouver, BC CANADA

V6C 3T7