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Media Release: New Executive Elected, Key Resolutions Passed

During the final day of NSGEU’s Triennial Convention, the NSGEU’s Executive team – consisting of President, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice-Presidents, and Secretary-Treasurer – was re-elected by delegates. Jason MacLean, a Correctional Officer from Sydney, was re-elected as the union’s President. “I am incredibly honoured to be re-elected by delegates to continue to serve as […]

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Union Matters: Executive Elections

NSGEU’s Triennial Convention is right around the corner: it’s being held from May 8 to 11 in Halifax. If you are a member and are interested in running for an Executive position, please take a listen and find out how to put your name forward! Please see below for a full transcript of this week’s […]

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Union Matters: All you wanted to know about Convention but were afraid to ask

On this week’s episode of Union Matters, Host Deedee Slye, spends time with President MacLean and Convention professionals and staff members Diane Briggs and Lisa Bouchard. Includes deadlines, tips and information that will help you understand what Convention is all about.   See below for a full transcript of this week’s podcast: Today we’re going […]

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Special Convention Call!

Below are links to a pdf version of the delegate and alternate application forms.  You can download the forms and fax or email them to Diane Briggs at 902-428-0191 or Delegate Application Form Alternate Application Form Dear Brothers and Sisters: Pursuant to Article 3, Section 3.13.1 and 3.13.3 of the Union’s Constitution and By-Laws, […]

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Convention 2013: What to expect!

Biennial Convention is undoubtedly the most significant – and exciting – event the NSGEU organizes and hosts. Every two years, members from a cross-section of our membership are elected to represent their local, and they gather for a four-day conference, held in the heart of Halifax. There, the future of the Union is shaped through […]

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President’s Message – Embracing Change!

It is often said that the only constant element in our lives is change. I’m of the mind that change is not necessarily a bad thing, but rather, that it always presents some form of opportunity, if you approach it in the right way. In this world of sophisticated technology and instant gratification, there seems to be a greater expectation that people grow […]

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Convention 101: How to get involved

NSGEU’s Biennial Convention is where the direction of the Union for the upcoming term is established, and where leaders are elected to ensure those goals are reached. This year’s Convention is scheduled for May 8 to 11 at the Westin in Halifax. There, hundreds of delegates from NSGEU’s Locals will meet to elect the next […]

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