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NBFL Political Education Conference

Sep 15, 2017

NB Federation of Labour Political Education Conference

Dates: November 23 & 24, 2017
Location: St Thomas University Conference Centre

CONFERENCE DETAILS

FORMAT –There will be a meet & greet at 7:30 am on Thursday November 23, followed by registration. The conference will start at 9:00 am. We will have workshops and plenary sessions. The Conference will finish at noon on Friday November 24th.

REGISTRATION– Registration is open to all unions. The Registration fees are as follows: $150 for affiliates and $175 for non-affiliates. Because we need to prepare for the workshops, the deadline for registration is Friday November 10. Places are limited, so please register early.

Please make cheques payable to the New Brunswick Federation of Labour

LUNCH – Lunch will be provided to all delegates on Thursday November 23 and the cost is included in the registration fees for all delegates. Please indicate if you require a special diet on your registration form.

CHILD CARE – Child Care is available on site for participants’ children. It is free of charge and it will be provided by professional and trained childcare providers. For organizational purposes, the deadline to register for childcare is Friday November 3, 2017. Unfortunately, we will not be able to register your child after that date.

Sisters and Brothers,

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) Political Education Committee will be holding a Political Education Conference on November 23 & 24, 2017 at the St Thomas University Conference Centre. The theme of the Conference is:

Together for a Better New Brunswick:
Agenda for the Future

The decisions made by our elected officials impact our workplaces, our families and our communities. Hence, it’s imperative that organized labour be a strong voice and influence in the political arena at all levels of government.

That is why you are strongly encouraged to participate in this conference. It will include engaging guest speakers and panel discussions as well as workshops on mobilizing and taking political action on social and economic issues.

On behalf of the NBFL Political Education Committee, I thank you very much for your continued support; we are looking forward to your participation.

In Solidarity,

Patrick Colford

President, New Brunswick Federation of Labour