The third annual COPE Local 343 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the Marriott Gateway by the Falls, 6755 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Delegates will arrive in the evening on Friday, June 15. Most meals will be provided and where none are, a per diem will be provided. There will also be onsite child care provided by Registered ECE Professionals.

As per Article 12.1, if you haven’t already held elections in your Bargaining Unit, you are reminded to hold Unit elections to select your Officers who by virtue of office will be able to attend the AGM. In addition to your Unit’s Officers, you may also be allotted an additional number of delegates based on the size of your Unit – please refer to the Delegate Pre-Registration Form and Article 12 of the Local 343 Constitution.

Units are expected to give a report at the AGM and are encouraged to submit written reports in advance describing the Unit (number of members, workplace, etc.) and summarizing grievances/issues along with the outcome as well as any other information that they Unit would like to share with their fellow Local 343 members.

Deadline to return the Pre-Registration form is Friday, May 4. Thanks to everyone who submitted their registration. All delegates will be emailed individual registration packages in the coming weeks.

Here’s to another fantastic AGM!