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Canadian Council 2018

Canadian Council is coming!

August 17 - 19, 2018 at the Halifax Convention Centre

There is no registration fee for Canadian Council, however pre-registration is required.

Delegates to Canadian Council are sent through their local and the entitlement for representation at the Council is governed by Articles 9.8 and 9.10 of the Unifor Constitution.

Save the environment. Submit your Local registration online with this registration form.

All locals are encouraged to send equity representation (Aboriginal workers, Workers of Colour, LGBTQ workers, women, workers with disABILITY, and young workers aged 35 years or younger) as part of the local delegation. Local Unions may apply to the Secretary Treasurer to send one (1) additional delegate who shall be a woman or from an equity-seeking group. The Secretary Treasurer may restrict these delegates according to the cost and space limitations.

To apply to submit one additional Equity Delegate please email

The Council will convene on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., in the Ballroom at the Halifax Convention Centre, 1650 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Help to advertise the upcoming date by posting this poster in your local office or workplace.


Unifor seeks to make all union meetings and events accessible and barrier free. If you require accommodation for human rights related needs, we invite you to provide us with your relevant information so that we can take all reasonable steps to address any barriers to your participation in your Union. Please email requests to

Registrations for Canadian Council are due on Thursday, July 12 at 5:00 p.m. ET

Please note: Registering for an Industry Council meeting DOES NOT register you for Canadian Council.

For more information and see the call letter please read this booklet

Submit an online registration for your local delegation here. Do it today!

For a review and recap of the 2017 Canadian Council video watch  Building the movement together.

Read the 2017 approved National President's recommendations and resolutions submitted by Locals. Be sure to review the union’s report on our year-long equity audit.

More information and graphics

Call letter booklet

Registration form

Equity Caucus registration form

Child care registration form

Resolution template

Facebook and twitter graphic

2017 Canadian Council

The Unifor Canadian Council was held from August 18-20, 2017, at the RBC Convention Centre, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The complete agenda package in PDF is available below including the approved National President's recommendations and resolutions submitted by Locals


Final Resolutions Adopted

Final National President's Recommendations Adopted

Equity Report