CUPE Local 50 members work in the Territories of the LEKWUNGEN and WSANEC PEOPLES - the SONGHEES, ESQUIMALT, PAUQUACHIN, TSARTLIP, TSAWOUT AND TSEYCUM NATIONS. We acknowledge the long standing and continuing relationship of the Indigenous people to the lands and waters in local communities.

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day 2023 On March 8th, people around the country will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day 2023. It’s a global day organized annually that recognizes and celebrates…

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The History of CUPE Local 50

The story of Local 50 is more than the story of the 55 men who met one evening in 1918 and formed a local of the Civic Employees’ Protection Association. It is the story of those men and the ones who came after – the story of fathers and sons. It is also the story of a fight for women’s rights in the workplace – the story of brothers and sisters. It is a story of working with other organizations and within the community – a story of family.

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