Archives for April 2019

Region 1 Weekend Educational

The next Region 1 Weekend Educational will be held June 8 & 9, 2019, at the OPSEU London Regional Office/Membership Centre. All details, including application form, can be found on the OPSEU website at:

April 30 Health Care Rally

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Hello Region 1 Sisters, Brothers and Friends,
We are planning a HUGE Rally At Queens Park! 20,000 plus Ontarians to protect our Health Care!!Please register to make sure you have a seat on the bus!Please REPLY to ALL 3 of us (Philip, Laurie, Len)Friends and family are welcome! Share widely and if we have to get another bus we will…
There will be 2 Buses leaving from Region 1 on April 30th and arriving in Toronto approximately 11:30am.
These are the routes and stops along the way.London Bus: 1092 Dearness Ave. London (OPSEU Office) – 8:00am Arrival and Boarding in LONDON with 8:30am Departure– The bus will stop in Woodstock at parking the lot behind Days Inn at Juliana Drive and Bruin Blvd (dead end street with parking lot on right where members will be waiting)
Windsor Bus: 6:00am Arrival and Boarding in WINDSOR with 6:30am Departure-The Windsor Bus to stop at Highway 401 just South of the Highway at 21633 Communications Rd. Blenheim (Chatham) (Provincial Offence Office)- The bus to stop in London at 1092 Dearness Dr for Food and possible Passengers.

The buses will drop our members off at Queens Park in Toronto!Queens Park Arrivals for ALL buses approx. 11:30Departure from Queens Park approx. 1:30pm (however many buses departing at that time so there may be some delay)
There will be marshals at Queens Park when we arrive guiding buses for drop off.
Thank you and we are looking forward to a great rally with all of the other OPSEU Regions!!If there are any questions or you think of something else please call.In solidarity,Len Elliott519-857-4000
Philip Shearer – 519-494-7301Laurie Nancekivell – 519-280-2151
Actual Schedule of Buses:Windsor Bus Arrangements:6:00am – Boarding of members and food6:30am – Departure from Windsor Sharp7:30am – Windsor Bus WILL Stop at Highway 401 just South of the Highway at 21633 Communications Rd. Blenheim (Chatham)8:30am – Stopping in London for FOOD & possible Passengers11:30am – Arrival at Queens Park1:30pm Departure from Queens Park -Stop in London & Chatham to drop members off on way home6:00pm – Arrival Back in Windsor (approx.)If NO member pick up in London the bus does NOT need to stop in London on way home.
London Bus Arrangements:8:00am – Boarding in London8:30am – Sharp Departure from London9:15am – Bus WILL Stop in Woodstock for member Pick up in parking the lot behind Days Inn at Juliana Drive and Bruin Blvd.11:30am – Arrival at Queens Park1:30pm – Departure from Queens Park (however many buses departing at that time so there may be some delay)3:45pm – Approx. arrival back in LondonBus will stop in Woodstock to drop off members they picked up

Tell Your Story Survey

OPSEU’s Provincial Women’s Committee (PWC) needs your help to get the word out on its “Tell Your Story” survey.  The committee is asking that you please circulate this information throughout your regions and locals.       The survey will be a critical part of the OPSEU campaign to promote awareness and education for women and OPSEU members.  The goal is to recognize and respond to domestic violence and gender-based violence as it relates to women.  The survey will take less than ten minutes of your time: Please respond no later than April 17, 2019.   For any questions, please contact the Equity Unit at or Carol Mundley, PWC ​Chair