February  3, 2022 5:00 pm

Zoom meeting Minutes


Present: Christine Freeman,  Jason Caners , Cory Graham, David Hakes, Kevin Jacobs, Mo Khakbazan, Donna Johnston, Pamela Kubicz, Pramesh Selliah, Brent Maine

Regrets: Terri Gobeil,


  1. Call to Order 17:02
  1. Approval of Agenda

Motion to approve the agenda:

Moved by Cory

Seconded by Pam



  1. Approval of Minutes:
    1. Last meeting -  December 10, 2021

Motion to approve:

Moved by Kevin

Seconded by Donna


    1. Discussion held on January 13, 2022

Motion to approve:

Moved by Jason

Seconded by Pam



  1. President’s Report (Cory)
    1. Prairie/ NWT executive meeting 2022-01-31
      1. Notification will be sent out to members of Committees of the Board
      2. PIPSC president is setting up some events
        • webinars (domestic violence, black history month)
        • town hall re: vaccinations and union representation
        • Member engagement survey
  • Tax fairness survey
  • task force re: AGM possibly hybrid virtual/hybrid (Montreal Nov 18/19)
  • Call for delegates in June
  • Finance report
  • Pam elected chair of the Training Committee
  • next BOD meeting March 21
    • Training
      • Basic Steward March 17-19 Edmonton
      • Labour School May 12-14 Winnipeg
      • Leadership Essentials Oct 6 and 7, Edmonton (two people from Branch)
      • Basic Steward training (3rd week Oct) Winnipeg
  • Rob Trudeau selected Vice Chair for PRE until Prairie Regional Council.
  • Next PRE will be March 19.
    • Aiming for in person meeting
  1. Treasurer’s Report (Jason)
    • No change from financial statements from January
    • No allotment was applied for as sufficient funds available in 2021.
    • Balance $X December 31, 2021
    • Purchase of promotion items, Owl device, steward appreciation, open house.
    • Will apply for allotment for 2022 after AGM
  1. New Business
    • Engagement activities
    • Discussion on options
    • Investigate Football/ Soccer/ Baseball promotion codes
    • Public Service Week June 12-18, 2022
    • Events in workplaces “welcome back” (cake, coffee etc.)- but not sure when staff will be going back
    • New aviation museum (Kevin), to investigate
    • Picnic at Birds Hill Park etc. (Cory)
  1. Old Business
    1. Promotional items
      1. Sweaters (Jason)
    2. Member engagement 
      1. Brandon Holiday Event (Mo), have not been in the office.
    3. AGM May 18th
      1. Need to check about deposit. Venue would hold the deposit for later date if unable to hold event due to public health rules.
  1. Round Table
  1. Next meeting date/time

March 23rd, 2022 look for location and book it.


10. Adjournment

Moved by Pramesh

Seconded by David



Meeting adjourned at 17:42