2019 Division Convention

The 45th Annual Division Convention will be held May 5 to 8, 2019, in Corner Brook at the Greenwood Inn & Suites.

Greenwood Inn & Suites
48 West Road
Corner Brook, NL
Tel: (709) 634-5831 or (800) 399-5381
Email: greenwoodcb@whg.com


  • Sunday, May 5, from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Monday, May 6, from 8 to 9 a.m.


Sunday, May 5th, 2019
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Registration
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Orientation for New Delegates – Anne Burgess
8:30 pm Meet & Greet

Crown and Moose

Greenwood Inn, Corner Brook


Monday, May 6th, 2019
8:00 am to 9:00 am   Late Registration
9:00 am Aboriginal Blessing – Anne Marie O’Keefe

Convention Called to Order

Equality Statement

Opening Remarks

Moment of Silence

Greetings – Dan Quilty, President, St. John’s & District

Labour Council

Introduction of Convention Committees

Introduction of National Committee Members

1st Report of the Credentials Committee

President’s Report – Questions/Answers

Treasurer’s Report

Trustees’ Report

Guest Speaker – Mark Hancock, CUPE National President

Guest Speaker – Alison Coffin, Leader, Provincial NDP

Introduction of Guests

Resolutions Committee No. 1


12:30 pm National Officers’ Luncheon
2:00 pm Convention Called to Order

2nd Report of the Credentials Committee

Resolutions Committee No. 1

Occupational H & S Committee Report

Guest Speaker – Mary Shortall, President, NL Federation

of Labour

Panel Discussion Bargaining Debrief

Resolutions Committee No. 2

Pension Committee Report


7:00 pm P3 Symposium on Transparency

Greenwood Inn, Corner Brook


Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
9:00 am   Convention Called to Order

3rd Report of the Credentials Committee

Guest Speaker – Charles Fleury, CUPE National


Guest Speaker – Gloria Lepine, CUPE National Diversity


Human Rights Report

Resolutions Committee No. 1

12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Convention Called to Order

4th Report of the Credentials Committee

Guest Speaker – Dawn Learning, Domestic Violence

Legislation Presentation

Guest Speaker – Alex Furlong, CLC Atlantic Regional


Contracting Out & Privatization Committee Report

Resolutions Committee No. 2


7:00 pm Cocktails

Greenwood Inn, Corner Brook

7:30 pm Banquet & Dance

Guest Speaker – Daniel Legere, General Vice President


Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
9:30 am   Convention Called to Order

Election Form

10:00 am Final Report of Credentials Committee

Resolutions Committee No. 1

Resolutions Committee No. 2

Constitutional Amendments Committee


Good & Welfare