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MFL Convention 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018 (All day) - Sunday, May 27, 2018 (All day)

RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg, MB

MFL Health and Safety Conference 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 (All day) - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (All day)

CanadInns Polo Park / Winnipeg

Event Details: 

Making workplaces safer and ensuring that every worker comes home safe at the end of every workday is one of the highest priorities for MFL affiliated unions.

The MFL invites you to participate in the 2017 MFL Health and Safety Conference – focusing on health and safety from a worker’s perspective.

Whether you’re an experienced health and safety steward, or a new health and safety activist, this conference offers workshops that will enhance your knowledge and skills, and make you a more effective health and safety champion and defender.

Registration form

Guide to workshops

MFL Women's Conference - making your union work for you

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:00pm - Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

UFCW Training Centre, 880 Portage Ave, Winnipeg

Event Details: 

The 2017 MFL Women's Conference offers union women the chance to learn and share their perspectives about issues facing working women today. The conference will help union women to develop personal and leadership skills, build connections with other union sisters, and prepare to take our rightful place as leaders in the labour movement. Whether you'e brand new to your union, or an experienced labour activist, this conference will engage you in the ways in which unions can make a difference for you, your family and your community. 

Registration Deadline is: May 12th, 2017, or until registration is full. Space is limited, so please register early. Payment must accompany registration in order to hold your spot.

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For more information, please contact Anna Rothney at 204-953-2563.

Day of Mourning - Manitoba Events

Friday, April 28, 2017 (All day)
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Manitoba Federation of Labour - Candlelight Memorial Service
Where:  Union Centre Auditorium, 2nd floor, 275 Broadway, Winnipeg
Time: 11:00-11:45 AM (light refreshment available starting at 10:30AM)
Contact: Anna Rothney, MFL:

Safe Workers of Tomorrow: Leaders Walk
Where: Starts at the Union Centre, 275 Broadway, Winnipeg (goes to the Manitoba legislature, followed by speakers and a brief ceremony)
Time: Noon (until 1:00-1:15pm)
Contact: Peter Reimer, Safe Workers:

Brandon & District Labour Council - Ceremony (followed by a Solidarity Supper)
Where: Ukrainian Reading Hall, 1005 Assiniboine Ave, Brandon
Time: 5:30pm start
Contact: Jan Chaboyer, BDLC:

Selkirk & District Labour Council - Walk
Where: Selkirk Memorial Hall, 376 Jemima Street, SelkirkTime: 11:00 am start
Contact: Susan Smerchanski, SDLC:
Dauphin & District Labour Committee - Walk
Where: MGEU office, 322 Main St, Dauphin (goes to court house)
Time: 12:00 -1:00pm
Contact: David Rehaluk, DDLC:

Dauphin & District Labour Committee - Vigil
Where: City Hall, Dauphin
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Contact: David Rehaluk, DDLC:

USW local 6166 & the Thompson Labour Committee - Ceremony (with a dinner to follow)
Where: USW 6166 Hall, 19 Elizabeth Dr, Thompson
Time: 7:00 start
Contact: Gord Medwid, USW 6166:   204-677-1705,

MFL Women's Committee Memorial Luncheon

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg

Event Details: 

The MFL Women’s Committee Memorial Lunch is held annually in honour of 14 women who were killed at École Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989, and all women who have been victims of violence.

Guest speaker: Barb Byers, Secretary-Treasurer, CLC

Tickets: $30 (To purchase, please call 204-947-1400)

Manitoba Pension Forum, Bootcamp & Trustee Master Class

Monday, December 5, 2016 (All day) - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 (All day)

Hotel Fort Garry & UFCW Training Centre

Event Details: 

Join the Manitoba Federation of Labour and SHARE (Shareholders Association for Research and Education) for two days of education, debate and networking on sustainable pensions & investment.

Register Here

Trustee Master Class – December 5, 2016

Location: UFCW Training Centre
Designed for pension trustees, the day-long Master Class brings together top-notch experts to explore timely pension investment issues in an interactive setting.

Pension Boot Camp – December 5, 2016
Location: UFCW Training Centre
Designed for tomorrow’s trustees and union pension champions, the day-long Boot Camp delivers expert-led presentations. Tailored for the beginner, topics will include an introduction to the Canadian retirement system, pension law, understanding the role of the actuary, and investment basics.

Pension Forum – December 6, 2016
Fort Garry Hotel and Conference Centre
Low interest rates, volatile markets, plummeting private sector pension coverage and pressure on plan funding are just a few of the challenges facing pension plans to-day. The Manitoba Pension Forum will bring together trade union representatives, trustees, pension administrators and industry leaders to examine current and emerging trends, issues and challenges facing occupational pension funds in Manitoba. The program will feature keynotes, panels and breakout sessions.

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2016 MFL Health & Safety Conference

Thursday, October 27, 2016 (All day) - Friday, October 28, 2016 (All day)

The Pas, Manitoba

Event Details: 

Healthy workplaces, healthy minds:

Our workplaces play an important role in maintaining positive mental health, but they can also be a source of stress and irritation, contributing to mental health problems and illness. No workplace is immune from these risks, and unions have led the charge to expand the definition of occupational health & safety beyond just the physical.

This year’s MFL Health & Safety Conference will highlight the importance of psychological health in overall occupational health and safety strategies, and feature special guest speakers from the Mental Health Commission of Canada on the subject of best practices for psychological health and safety in the workplace.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: Sept 16

Final Registration Deadline: Sept 30

For more information, please call Anna at 204-953-2563

Download Guide to Workshops

Download Registration Form

CLC Young Workers' Summit

Sunday, October 23, 2016 (All day) - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 (All day)

The Shaw Center
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

Event Details: 

YWS 2016 will bring together hundreds of young workers and activists from across the country and from many different unions to address the issues facing young workers and youth and grow the labour movement.

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Rise Up! CLC National Human Rights Conference

Thursday, October 20, 2016 (All day) - Sunday, October 23, 2016 (All day)

The Shaw Center
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

Event Details: 

The Rise Up! CLC Human Rights Conference brings our movement's diverse activists and allies together in a unique space for forward-thinking strategies and skills.

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Fight for $15 Rally

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

U of W, Front Lawn

Event Details: 

Fight for $15


Because All Workers Deserve a Living Wage

April 15, Global Day of Action

12 Noon - 1 PM

U of W, Front Lawn

March down Portage Avenue

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