Equal Opportunities Committee

UTE Regional Equal Opportunities Conference – Ontario

April 11, 2022

TO:     Executive Council
           Alt. Regional Vice-Presidents
           Local Presidents (SW Ontario, GTA, NE Ontario)

RE:      UTE Regional Equal Opportunities Conference – Ontario

The Conference for the SW Ontario, GTA and NE Ontario regions will be held virtually.

DATES:          May 16, 2022 - Onboarding session (morning 3hrs)

                       May 17-19, 2022

TIMES:           Tuesday May 17, 2022
                        9:00 – 3:00 p.m.                    

                       Wednesday May 18, 2022
                       9:00 – 2:35 p.m.

                      Thursday May 19, 2022
                      1:00 4:00 p.m.

                      REGISTRATION: Online only via the following link:


The deadline for registration is 23:59 EDT, April 25, 2022Locals must also approve the registrations by the deadline.

All registrations received after 23:59 EDT, April 25, 2022 will be denied.

If you wish to submit your registration via printed form or other form due to a disability(ies), please contact Louise Dorion via telephone (613) 235-6704 or e-mail dorionl@ute-sei.org, Andrea Holmes via telephone  (613) 235-6704 or e-mail holmesa@ute-sei.org.

THEMEComing Full Circle

The Conference objectives are:

  •       Equity Never Ends;
  •       How have we come Full Circle?
  •       Metamorphosis.

These objectives will be achieved through plenary sessions and workshops. This will be an opportunity for you to network with other equity group members and others.

Link to Agenda


  •  The UTE National will fund two (2) members per Local.
  •  Funding will consist of:
    • Family care allowance, if required; and
    • Loss of salary


  • The conference is intended for UTE members who have limited or no knowledge / experience of equity issues. We strongly encourage Locals to fund other interested participants.

For all queries / concerns related to the Conference, contact Andrea Holmes via telephone (613) 235-6704 or email (holmesa@ute-sei.org) or the undersigned via telephone (250) 613-2835 or email  (kochk@ute-sei.org).

In Solidarity,

Kim Koch
Chairperson, Equal Opportunities Committee