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    Edith Cavell Christmas Cheer!

    Edith Cavell Care Centre came together and collected $590 and 445 lbs of food and toiletries.

  • Chapter 11 Ratifies Agreement

    LETHBRIDGE – Labour unrest at Edith Cavell has been avoided following the ratification of a tentative agreement last night by members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees working at the care centre and the facility’s owner, Chantelle Management.“A strike is not something we wanted so this is a welcomed conclusion,” said Bonnie Gostola, AUPE vice-president. “We’re pleased an agreement could be reached both sides find acceptable.”AUPE represents mo...

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    New Vice Chair!

    Congratulations to June St. Lewis who is our new Vice Chair of Local 048. A by election was held to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of Sheila Veldhoen.

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    Local 048 First AUPE Life Member

    Local 048 Vice Chair (retired) Sheila Veldhoen became our first life member.  From AUPE Constitution:4.08 (a) Life members: consisting of all those persons to whom the Provincial Executive has awarded Life membership for meritorious service to the Union.(b) Life members shall be entitled to attend Convention as guests of the Union pursuant to any Life Members’ Policy approved by the Provincial Executive and shall not pay dues.This is a copy of the write up in the EyeOpener given out a...

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