Equal Opportunities Committee

UTE Regional Equal Opportunities Conference – East

May 9, 2022

TO:     Executive Council
           Alt. Regional Vice-Presidents
           Local Presidents (Atlantic, NCR, Montreal, and Quebec Regions)

RE:      UTE Regional Equal Opportunities Conference – East

The Conference for the Atlantic, NCR, Montreal and Quebec regions will be held virtually.

DATES:            June 13, 2022 – Onboarding session (morning 3hrs)
                        June 14-16, 2022

TIMES:            Tuesday June 14, 2022
                         9:00 – 3:00 p.m.                     

                          Wednesday June 15, 2022
                          9:00 – 2:35 p.m.

             Thursday June 16, 2022
             1:00 4:00 p.m.

                         REGISTRATION: Online only via the following link:


The deadline for registration is May 24, 2022 at 23:59 EDT.  Locals must also approve the registrations by the deadline.

All registrations received after 23:59 EDT, May 24, 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 by e-mail at dorionl@ute-sei.org, or Andrea Holmes via telephone  (613) 235-6704 or by e-mail at 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 at (613) 235-6704 or email (holmesa@ute-sei.org) or the undersigned via telephone  at (250) 613-2835 or email  (kochk@ute-sei.org).

In Solidarity,

Kim Koch
Chairperson, Equal Opportunities Committee