Friday, August 18

9:00 a.m.   Call to Order  

Gary Joseph, Indigenous elder


10:00 a.m. National President’s Address

 Lana Payne, National President

11:30 a.m. Nominations   

12:00 p.m. Lunch & Women’s Caucus    

Room C1

1:30 p.m.   Credentials Report     

1:35 p.m.   Québec Director’s Address

Daniel Cloutier, Quebec Director

2:05 p.m.   Resolutions Committee  

2:35 p.m.   Guest Speaker & Drag Story Time

Cyril Cinder, Drag King

3:00 p.m.  National President's Recommendation - #2 - Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ Workers

3:30 p.m.   Unifor United: A Decade of Pride and Power

5:00 p.m.   Daily Adjournment     

5:00 p.m.   Young Workers Caucus

Room C3

EI/CPP Meeting

Room 109

6:30 p.m.   Kitchen Party Celebrating 10 Years of Unifor!

Featuring a performance by:

Canada’s Got Talent Finalists

The Turnbull Brothers

*Last shuttle at 10:30 p.m.

Pavilion 23, 961 Marginal Rd.


Saturday, August 19

8:00 a.m.   Black, Indigenous and Workers of Colour Caucus  

Room C1

9:00 a.m.   Call to Order

Credentials Report  


9:10 a.m.   National Secretary-Treasurer’s Report

Len Poirier, Unifor National Secretary-Treasurer

9:50 a.m.   Bud Jimmerfield Award

Dave Churchill, Local 28

10:00 a.m. Atlantic Regional Report

Jennifer Murray, Atlantic Regional Director

10:20 a.m. Recognition of Locked-Out and Striking Workers   

10:45 a.m. Resolutions Committee                                   

11:40 a.m. Western Regional Report

Gavin McGarrigle, Western Regional Director

12:00 p.m. Lunch & Workers with DisAbilities Caucus   

Room C3

1:30 p.m.  Election and Oath of Office          

2:30 p.m.  National President's Recommendation - #1 - Building an Economy that Leaves No Worker Behind and #3 - Bargaining Workers’ Power

2:45 p.m.   Resolutions Committee

3:45 p.m.  Panel Discussion: 10 Years of Organizing Victories

Moderated by Gabrielle Ross-Marquette. Panelists include Trey Wilson of The Cakerie, Areewan McLeod of Local 114 and National Organizing Representative André Hachey

4:00 p.m.   National President's Recommendation - #4 - Organizing New Members

4:30 p.m.   Resolutions Committee

5:00 p.m.   Daily Adjournment     

5:00 p.m.   LGBTQ Caucus

Room C3      

5:30 p.m.   Africville 40th anniversary ToursPraise Through the Ages 


6:30 p.m.   Registration required.  


Sunday, August 20

8:00 a.m.   Equity Allies Caucus *open to all*

Continental breakfast     

Argyle Room

9:00 a.m.   Call to Order

Credentials Report     


9:10 a.m.   Report from the Ethics Task Force

Peggy Nash, Task Force Chairperson        

9:30 a.m.   Mental Health Guest Speaker

Kendra Fisher

10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Mental Health      

11:00 a.m. Resolutions Committee

11:45 a.m. Unfinished Business     

12:00 p.m. Adjournment