KDLC Bursaries Awarded for 2021

Each year the Kamloops and District Labour Council offers five $1,000 bursaries to students who are members or relatives of members of unions that are affiliated to, and in good standing with, the KDLC. One of the bursaries is the Jack Kerssen bursary in a trades field of study (now awarded this year) and another … Read more

Election Results from the 2021 AGM

An election for the table officer positions was held at the KDLC AGM for 2021. Lois Rugg (CUPE 4879) remains our president with Amanda Jensen (KTTA), Edward Lalonde (BCGEU), Donna Faulkes (HEU), and Darlene Foley (CUPE 900) also being re-elected to their current positions. Talitha Dekker (HEU) has been newly elected to the position of … Read more

End Violence Against Women Virtual Memorial

On the 31st anniversary of the 1989 Montreal massacre and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women join PSAC in a End Violence Against Women Virtual Memorial, Sunday December 6th 5:00PM – 5:40PM This event is open to all. Please SIGN UP and we will send you the Zoom coordinates at noon … Read more

Provincial Election 2020

In an effort to better understand how the candidates in the upcoming provincial election stood on current important labour issues, the Kamloops & District Labour Council composed a set of five questions. The five questions were sent to all eight of the candidates running in the Kamloops-North Thompson and Kamloops-South Thompson electoral districts. Question 1 … Read more

Kamloops & District Labour Council 2020 Student Bursaries

The Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) is offering five (5) $1,000 (one thousand dollar) – one is the Jack Kerssen bursary in a trades field of study) and the Cynthia Friedman bursary (to women in S.T.E.M or trades study) to students who are members or relatives of members of unions that are affiliated to, … Read more

Labour Day Prizes Announced

View the Exciting Prize Draws using the Wheel of Labour Thank you to everyone for taking part in our online Labour Day celebration. We had an overwhelming number of people participate in both our Labour Quiz and Labour Scavenger Hunt. All winners will be contacted shortly to arrange prize pick up or delivery. Thank you … Read more

Labour Day is an Opportunity to Rally for a Stronger Canada

This Labour Day, as we pause to recognize the historic contributions of working people in Canada, it feels like there is little to celebrate and much to hope for. This COVID-19 crisis has been very hard for workers across the country—those who have lost loved ones, those who were put out of work, and those … Read more