UNW Convention 2020

18th Triennial Convention:  

October 23-25, 2020 in Yellowknife, NT


Nomination Call for Delegates and Alternates

This Nomination Call has been emailed to all UNW members who have a personal email address on file at UNW HQ; posted in the UNW Facebook Group; and posted here on the UNW website:

For more information on UNW Convention, please see the UNW By-Law 14 Conventions.

NOMINATIONS

All nominees and nominators MUST be:

  • signed members in good standing 
  • members of the Local entered on the Nomination form.

To encourage the recommended practice of social-distancing, and in consideration of anyone who is currently self-isolating, UNW HQ is accepting emails or faxes from nominators instead of original signatures.

  1. Make sure you fill out the names of the two nominators on the form

  2. Have each nominator email or fax you written confirmation that they support your nomination (see example below)

  3. attach copies of the emails or faxes from each nominator to your form (if sending by email, ensure all documents are attached to the email)

Example of fax or email:

"I, [nominator's name] am a member in good standing of Local [x] and I nominate [nominee's name] to stand for election for Delegate for the UNW 18th Triennial Convention"

Return completed Nomination forms by 5:00pm on Saturday, April 18.

FORMS MUST BE RETURNED BY EMAIL OR FAX:

email: pr@unw.ca and Cc: hq@unw.ca

fax: 867-920-4448

PLEASE DO NOT SEND BY REGULAR MAIL!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

On April 19, if there are more nominees than delegate seats, an election will be conducted electronically.

The electronic ballot will be emailed to the members of each UNW Local conducting an election who:

  • are a signed member in good standing, and
  • the UNW has a home personal email address for

Deadline to complete and submit ballots: April 23, 2020, 5:00 pm

Membership applications can be found here:


Convention Call Out

The Convention Call Out for UNW's 18th Triennial Convention has been sent to all UNW Local Presidents by mail and by email. 

Important information on the election of delegates, delegate entitlement, and resolution deadlines is included in the Convention Call Letter:


Important Dates and Deadlines

April 23, 2020- All names of delegates and alternates must be submitted to the Director of Finance and Administration by this date.  

June 23, 2020 - Resolutions from Locals must be submitted to the Director of Finance and Administration by this date.

Visit the Events Calendar page for information on dates, times and locations of Local General Meetings.


Important Documents and Forms

See section on deadlines above. 


By-Laws

Please see the UNW Bylaws and Regulations for more information on rules governing Convention and elections.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your RVP or UNW HQ.


MORE INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE... STAY TUNED!