Convention 2018

Convention 2018

CUPE Alberta’s annual convention will be held March 14-16, 2018 in Grande Prairie

Education Day will be March 17


The convention will be held at the Grande Prairie Holiday Inn Hotel Suites and Conference Center.
For Reservations call:  1-780-402-6886

Rooms have been secured at the following locations:

  • Holiday Inn Suites and Conference Center
  • Super 8
  • Best Western
  • Quality Inn

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Hotel reservations are First come, First served Basis

Convention details

  • Registration  March 13 @ 7 pm
  • Convention  March 14 – March 16
  • Education Day March 17
  • Convention Call

More information will be added to this page as it becomes available.

CUPE Alberta Awards

CUPE Alberta would like to recognize members at Division Convention 2018 who have contributed in the following areas:

CUPE Alberta Equality Award

InukshukIn addition to being a work of art, inukshuk means “to act in the capacity of a human.”

CUPE Locals in Alberta are invited to submit nominations for the CUPE Alberta Equality award. The Equality award recognizes CUPE members whose work on equality issues has made a difference.

Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2017.  Click here for application form.


CUPE Alberta Health & Safety Award

canary_bannerDo you know a member who has made a significant contribution in the area of health and safety in Alberta?  If so, we would like to hear from you!

Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2017  Click here for more information.



Please submit applications.


Library Workers Honoured at CUPE National Convention

L-R: Sheila Stewart AVP Northwest, George Carnegie AVP Calgary, Marle Roberts CUPE AB President, Crystal Sali AVP Ft McMurray, David Graham GVP North

Library workers were front and centre today as CUPE recognized and honoured the work that is done in libraries across Alberta. CUPE acknowledged their role in education, research and literacy in our communities.

CUPE Alberta is joining CUPE National to recognize the people who do this important work.

“Our Library workers provide so many vital services” CUPE Alberta President Marle Roberts declared. “We welcome this opportunity to thank and honour their important role in our communities”

Local Election Primer

CUPE Alberta has prepared an election primer for assessing your municipal and school board candidates. While CUPE Alberta recommends checking out your local Labour District Council for their recommendations, it is important for each of us to be able to assess a candidate who is coming to us at the doorstep.

To help, here are some questions you can ask candidates should they come to your door.

Municipal Election Primer

School Board Election Primer