Observers for Conference

Here is a message from Ontario Regional Council:

Ontario Regional Council

Call for Observers to the National Convention of the CEIU

Hilton Lac Leamy in Gatineau   (QC)

February 6 to 9, 2017

Ontario Regional Council will be sponsoring 5 observers to attend the Convention. This will include covering hotel, transportation, and salary reimbursement.

Interested members in good standing are encouraged to submit a statement outlining their interest in attending as an observer and identifying their skills as related to the following tasks, which may be assigned to the 5 selected observers. Observers will be asked to remain on the floor of the Convention while it is in session.

–         Assisting the whip in organizing the delegates

–         Facilitating communication between delegates

–         Assisting with the organization of caucuses

The deadline for submission is November 15th, 2016. Submissions should be approved by your local president and be addressed to Paule Laflamme at

Ontario Regional Council will be reviewing submissions and making a decision by November 25th. Successful applicants will then need to complete the callout for observers and submit it by the stated deadline.

Aside from accredited delegates, any member in good standing of the CEIU may attend Convention as an observer based on space availability. Only accredited delegates will have the right to debate issues and to vote. The callout for observers will be sent out at a later date.