Prairie Council

About Regional Councils

Unifor’s Regional Councils and the Quebec Council are a democratic force for union activism, solidarity, and strength. They are forums of accountability and organizing centres that involve and engage local union activists in the life of the union.

The next Prairie Council is March 8 - 10, 2023 in Calgary 

2018 Prairie Council summary video

2017 Prairie Council summary video

2016 Prairie Council summary video

2015 Prairie Council summary video

2014 Prairie Council summary video

2023-2026 PRC Executive & Standing Committees

Prairie Council Executive

Chair: Guy Desforges, Local 445

Vice-Chair: Mary Boudreau, Local 468

Secretary-Treasurer: Brent Boittiaux, Local 3003

Members at Large: Tyler Haydey (Local 3000ca), Shelley Boutin-Gervais (Local 2-S), Lyndsay Moorman (Local 1-S), Della Rogers (Local 651), Clint Seys (Local 3003), Gursharan Singh Sidhu (101R)

Prairie Council Standing Committees

EFAP/ Addictions: Nadine Bailey (Local 2002), Cathy Canning (Local 707-A), Shauna Kehler (Local 892)

Political Action: Steven Williams (1-S), Jack Sully (Local 707-A), Bibiane LaFleche (Local 2002)

Health & Safety and Environment: Mark David (Local 2169), Nathan Kraemer (Local 594), Tracey Swarbrick (Local 707-A)

LGBTQ: Sherwin Antonia (531), Ser Eshragh (Local 1-S)

BIWOC: Dean Carvery (Local 773), Astraea Sam (Local 2002), Don Wren (Local 1-S)

Workers with Disabilities: Kevin Boutet (Local 2002), Calvin Preston (Local 3003), Brenda Edel (Local 2-S)

Women’s: Loralie Volaric (Local 707-A),  Cecily Howe (Local 2-S), Leanne Sookram (Local 2002)

Young Worker’s: Tanika Chaisson (Local 707-A), James Hilts (Local 830), Preetinder Sivia (Local 468)