Dear members,

Please read on for general CUPE BC announcements and to learn more about upcoming events, learning resources, and community engagement opportunities. If you wish to be added to our mailing list, please send an email request to<>.

CUPE Public Employee | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Jul 8
Those wishing to contribute to the August 25 special Labour Day Members’ edition of Public Employee Magazine<> can download the attached brochure for guidelines, and send submissions to editor Dan Gawthrop by July 8, 2022 via<>.

BCFED Health & Safety | OH&S Education in the Lower Mainland | Jun-Aug 2022
Current training opportunities in Occupational Health and Safety are available on the BCFED Health & Safety Centre<> monthly course calendar<> listings.

Mark’s Work Wearhouse | CUPE Member Discount | Jun 19-22
All CUPE members can take advantage of a 25% discount on all regular-priced merchandise using the attached voucher in person at any Mark’s<> store across Canada, from Jun 19thto 22nd, 2022.

Megaphone Magazine | Voices of the Street Launch | Jun 22
Megaphone<>’s 12th annual special literary edition<> Voices of the Street Stealing Looks at the Sun: Writing About Climate Change in 2022 will be launched next week in-person (and livestreamed), with storytelling, refreshments, and a special poetry reading from local poet laureate Fiona Tinwei Lam<>.

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 | 6:00pm – 8:30pm (Pacific)
Location: SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts/Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre at 149 West Hastings St., Vancouver
Fee: $10
Registration: Click here<>

UALE Summer Institute for Union Women | Jun 23-25
Registration is currently ongoing<> for this year’s virtual summer course for union women, hosted by the United Association for Labor Education<> and including leaders and activists from unions, labor studies programs, apprenticeships and worker organizations from across British Columbia, the Western U.S., Hawaii, and Alaska. The program free is $50 with scholarships available via<>.

Cowichan Folk Guild | 38th Annual Islands Folk Festival | Jul 23
Advance tickets<> with camping options are available for the one-day Islands Folk Festival<> at Providence Farm in Duncan, BC. Please see attached poster for the list of acts.

Date & Time: Jul 23, 2022 | 11:00am – 11:00pm (Pacific)
Location: Providence Farm, 1843 Tzouhalem Rd., Duncan, BC
Prices: $95 general admission with $5 discount for members until Jul 21st; half price for youth and free for 12 and under
More information:<>

Should you have any questions regarding this update, please email<> for additional information.

In solidarity,

CUPE BC Executive Board
CUPE British Columbia
#410-6222 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5H 0G3
P: 604.291.9119<>