Kingston Pride Parade 2018

OPSEU was invited to participate in the parade by its organizers. Local President, Grant Currie, Steward Katrina McDonald, and Member Sara Beck walked with the OPSEU float in Kingston’s Pride Parade on June 16.

The Second Annual Last Hurrah! – Cornwall

On September 1st, 2016, the SLC faculty members and their families hosted the “Second Annual Last Hurrah – Cornwall” at Lamoureux Park! Everyone enjoyed food and each other’s company with the exception of excellent weather!

We would like to thank everyone and their families for coming out and the organizers for another successful picnic!

The Second Annual Last Hurrah! - Kingston

On August 30th, 2016, the SLC faculty, their members and families hosted the “Second Annual Last Hurrah,” at Ontario Lake Park, near St. Lawrence College’s main campus in Kingston.

It was a great turnout and members enjoyed BBQ, ice cream and fun activities! It was a great day to hold such a successful event.

The SLC Faculty would like to thank everyone who came out and the organizers who planned a fun filled day! We can’t wait to see you again next year.

The Second Annual Last Hurrah! – Brockville

On August 29, 2016, OPSEU 417 members and their families hosted the “Second Annual Last Hurrah” in the gazebo outside of the St. Lawrence College – Brockville Campus.

The “Second Annual Last Hurrah!” is one of three events held by OPSEU 417 in Brockville, Kingston and Cornwall.

It was a great turnout this year with family, friends, food and volleyball. We would like to thank everyone and their families for coming out and the organizers who planned another successful day!

August 24 – Family Fun Night

On August 24, 2016, OPSEU Region 4 members and their families headed over to the Kingston Family Fun World from 3 – 11 pm!

OPSEU Region 4 members and their families had a wide range of activities that varied from go-carting, mini-putt, a batting tent and laser tag.

Included in the Family Fun Night were a bouncy castle, live music, drive-in movies and food and drinks.

It was a great day filled with family, fun, food and perfect weather! We would like to thank everyone and their families for attending another successful event and we can’t wait for the next one!

July 22 - Twitter Online Rally and Day of Action

OPSEU members from Local 294 at CarePartners have been on strike for more than three months. On July 22nd, they held a day of action and online rally to demand that CarePartners CEO, Linda Knight put patients before profits.

OPSEU members from Local 294 at CarePartners have been on strike for more than three months. On July 22 they held a day of action and online rally to demand that CarePartners.

Pickets were held at CarePartners locations across the province on Wednesday July 22 from 12-2 pm. In Brockville, a number of OPSEU members joined Gareth Jones to protest the CarePartners site. Carepartners shuttered the office from 11:30 to 2:30 to avoid the protest. I attended and was joined by our somewhat retired president, Graeme Aubert who managed to take some photos. Take the time to read