Equality and Justice Committee


Scott Cush – Co-Chair
Lottie Freijer-Poulsen – Co-Chair
Colleen Petryshyn – Committee Recording Secretary
Mario Pailamilla – Member
Bukola Abiona – Member
Zac Lawrence – Member
Raj Uppal – Member
Vacant – Young Worker Member

Graham Mahy – National Representative



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, 2018.  Click here for application form.



CUPE members marched together with over 50 union activists in the Calgary Pride Parade on September 4th, 2016.  The AFL  and the CUPE Calgary District Council also had floats.