17th Triennial Convention: October 27 - 29, 2017 in Yellowknife, NT
"Solidarity through Perseverance"
Check out the dailybulletin highlights from the UNW Convention
Sun. Oct. 29 - President Todd Parsons re-elected. 1st VP Gayla Thunstrom re-elected. 2nd VP Nicole Tews newly elected. Stay tuned for the Convention Highlights bulletin.
Information for Delegates and Observers
The following has been sent by email and mail to UNW registered delegates and observers.
The UNW is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone is trated with dignity and respect. If any delegate, observer, or guest should require an accommodation to ensure they can participate fully, please contact Melissa Pohajdak, Director of Finance and Administration by August 31.
For delegates to attend Convention, the UNW will reimburse any child care expenses (upon submission of receipt) if such these expenses should exceed the member's normal child care expenses. Please contact the DFA for further information.
The Delegate Series
Information flyers for delegates on the proceedings of Convention. These are emailed and mailed to delegates.
Important Documents and Forms
Delegate Credentials Form - see deadline below
Alternate Credentials Form - see deadline below
Observers Credentials Form- see deadline below
Convention Resolution Form - see deadline below
Resolution Form - see deadline below
RVP/EVP nomination forms have been mailed out to members in all the Regions. See deadlines below.
RVP North Great Slave info and nomination form - Election is being re-run because the original acclaimed member is no longer a member.
Deadline for nominations: Oct. 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm
RVP Kimberlite info and form - No nominations were received, so the election is being re-run.
Deadline for nominations: Sept. 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm
April 28, 2017 - All names of delegates and alternates must be submitted to the DFA by this date. See a list of Local General Meeting dates HERE.
May 29, 2017 - All RVP/EVP nominations must be submitted to the DFA by this date.
June 28, 2017 - Resolutions from the Locals must be submitted to the DFA by this date.
July 28, 2017 - All names of observers must be submitted to DFA by this date.
July 28, 2017 - Resolutions from the Executive must be submitted to the DFA by this date.
Convention Call Out
The Convention Call Out for UNW's 17th Triennial Convention has been sent to all UNW Local Presidents by mail and by email. Click the link below to see the call out letter. Important information on the election of delegates, delegate entitlement, and resolution deadlines is included.