BC Federation of Labour meets in Kimberley

The BC Federation of Labour Regional Conference is coming to the Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre June 6 and 7

BC Federation of Labour President Jim Sinclair will speak in Kimberley this week.

BC Federation of Labour President Jim Sinclair will speak in Kimberley this week.

The British Columbia Federation of Labour, the umbrella organization that represents 54 unions and 450,000 private and public sector employees in the province, will be holding its regional conference in Kimberley this weekend.

Speaking at the opening ceremonies Friday morning will be Speakers include Kathryn Teneese, Chair of the Ktunaxa Nation Council, Kimberley Mayor Ron McRae, and Jim Sinclair President of the BC Federation of Labour.

Every year the BC Federation of Labour holds a regional conference in a different community around the province. It is a chance for union members from the region to share campaign experience, discuss current issues facing workers, and advance strategies that build on the strength and history of the labour movement.

The theme of the conference is Good Jobs, Strong Communities. Every year the BC Federation of Labour holds a regional conference in a different community around the province. It is a chance for union members from the region to share campaign experience, discuss current issues facing workers, and advance strategies that build on the strength and history of the labour movement.

Delegates to this weekend’s conference will also join teachers at Marysville Elementary on the picket line during their job action on Friday.