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Unifor's National Education Department offers an extensive year-round labour education programme across the country, in Port Elgin, Ontario at our Family Education Centre and online.

We offer four classroom-based programs, online learning and an online issue-based webinar series in collaboration with other Unifor National Departments and Sectors.



Area Schools


1 and 3 day courses offered in communities across the country.

Learn more about Area Courses here.


Family Education


Summer program (July), Family Education Centre (FEC) in Port Elgin, Ontario.

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One week (40hr) courses, all take place in Port Elgin Ontario.


Online Education


45 minute to 3-day courses taken on the union’s online platform.




September – June, online via Zoom.