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Convention Agenda

7th Triennial PSAC Atlantic Regional Convention
PSAC: It Starts With Us
June 22-25, 2017
Trade & Convention Centre, Saint John NB
Marco Polo Room
 
 
Thursday, June 22, 2017
 
9:00 – 10:30 am Atlantic Council Meeting – Kennebecasis 1&2 [Hilton Hotel]
 
4:00 – 9:00 pm Registration – Trade Centre Foyer Welcome Centre
 
4:00 – 5:30 pm Information Session – Rules of Order (English) – Montague 1
 
4:00 – 5:30 pm Rules of Order (French) – Montague 2
 
6:00 – 7:00 pm Directly Chartered Locals (DCL) & Component Caucus 
 
7:00 – 8:30 pm ‘Cocktails with Council’ (Optional) Trade & Convention Centre Foyer (Cash Bar & Appetizers)
 
 
Friday, June 23, 2017
 
7:45 - 8:15 am Racially Visible Members Caucus – Montague 1
 
8:15 – 8:45 am Members with Disabilities Caucus – Loyalist 
 
7:30 - 9:00 am Registration – Trade Centre Foyer Welcome Centre
 
9:00 – 11:00 am Official Opening 
• Aboriginal Opening  
• Solidarity Forever
• Moment of Silence
• Introduction of Special Guests and Atlantic Regional Council 
• Greetings 
• PSAC Statement on Harassment
• Administration and Logistics
• Adoption of Agenda
• Adoption of Rules of Order and Tiling Guidelines
• Ratification of Convention Committees
• Credentials Committee Report
• Address of Jeannie Baldwin, REVP Atlantic
• Adoption of REVP’s Report and Regional Council Directors’ Reports
• Adoption of Council Committee Reports | Convention Committee Reports
 
11:00 – 11:40 am Keynote Address: Maude Barlow
 
11:40 – 12:00 pm Childcare Campaign: Morna Ballantyne 
 
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch
 
12:00 – 12:30 pm Young Workers Caucus – Montague 3
 
12:30 – 1:00 pm GLBT Caucus – Montague 2 
 
1:30 – 3:00 pm Credentials Committee Report | Convention Committee Reports 
 
3:00 – 3:30 pm Address of Robyn Benson, National President
 
3:30 – 4:30 pm Convention Committee Reports
 
4:30 – 5:00 pm Presentation of Atlantic Voice Award 
 
5:00 pm Recess
 
5:00 – 5:30 pm Francophone Caucus – Montague 3
 
5:30 – 6:45 pm Leadership Debate – Marco Polo
 
6:45 – 7:30 pm Women’s Caucus – Marco Polo
 
7:00 – 10:00 pm ‘Country Swing Meets City Bling’ (Optional) – Trinity Royal, Delta Brunswick 
 
 
Saturday, June 24, 2017
 
8:00 – 9:00 am Aboriginal Caucus – Loyalist
 
8:00 – 12 noon Registration – Trade Centre Foyer Welcome Centre
 
9:15 – 11:15 am Credentials Committee Report | Convention Committee Reports
 
11:15 – 12:00 pm Demo – Phoenix Pay System
 
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
 
1:00 – 6:00 pm Credentials Committee Report 
 
Elections
 
• 1:00 pm Election – Regional Executive Vice-President – Marco Polo
• 1:30 pm Election – Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President – Marco Polo 
• 2:30 pm Election – Director for Non-Treasury Board Members, Maritimes – Marco Polo
• 2:30 pm Election – Director for Non-Treasury Board Members, NL – Montague 2
• 3:00 pm Election – Director for Francophone Members – Montague 3    
• 3:30 pm Election – Director for Members with Disabilities – Loyalist
• 4:00 pm Election – Director for Racially Visible Members – Montague 1 
• 4:30 pm Election – Director for GLBT Members – Montague 2                                                            
• 5:00 pm Election – Director for Youth Members – Montague 3
• 5:30 pm Election – Director for Aboriginal Members – Loyalist
 
6:00 pm Recess
 
7:00 – 12 midnight ‘Tailgate Party’ (Optional)  Entertainment & BBQ at Market Square Atrium
 
 
Sunday, June 25, 2017
 
8:00 – 9:00 am Registration – Trade Centre Foyer Welcome Centre
 
10:00 – 11:45 am Credentials Committee Report | Convention Committee Reports  
 
11:45 am Administration of Oath of Office for Atlantic Council
 
Aboriginal Closing
 
Noon Adjournment
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