UNW Convention 2017

17th Triennial Convention:  October 27 - 29, 2017 in Yellowknife, NT

"Solidarity through Perseverance"

 


Information for Delegates and Observers

The following has been sent by email and mail to UNW registered delegates and observers.

Delegate Information Letter

Observer Information Letter

Administrative information attachment


Accommodation

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.

Childcare

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.

1. Introduction

2. The Convention

3. The Convention Delegate

4. Convention Business

5. The Convention Resolution

6. Convention Chairperson

7. Convention Committees

8. Convention Debate

9. Priority of Procedural Matters

10. Elections

11. Convention Observers


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

Delegate nomination form

Resolution Form - see deadline below


RVP/EVP Elections

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

EVP Nomination info and form

RVP Beaufort Delta-Sahtu nomination info and form

RVP Deh Cho nomination info and form

RVP Fort Smith nomination info and form

RVP Hay River nomination info and form

RVP Kimberlite nomination info and form

RVP North Great Slave nomination info and form

RVP Somba K'e nomination info and form


Important Deadlines

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.

Convention Call Out Jan. 27, 2017


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.