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 Unit Executive

Chair: Mark Keyes

Vice-Chair: Gary Savoie

Acting Recorder: Jalene Johnstone

Treasurer: Ian Monteith


Stan Visaticki

John Cornelissen

Steve Gilroy

Nik Kramar 

Indigenous Relations

 Josh Jamieson

Unit Commitees 




Human Rights & Equality


Welcome to the Niagara Falls-Hamilton Unit - this is  your one-stop shop for Unit news, events, links to meeting minutes, and how to participate.

Honesty. Integrity. Fairness. Equality. Respectful Treatment. Family Consideration. Common Sense. Decisions Benefiting the Members. Decisions Promoting the Workers. Involvement (including stakeholders). Democratic Processes... These are the values & beliefs of CUSW and they are printed on the inside the front cover of our constitution.  A constitution written and governed by the member, for the member. Let the "red book" be your guide.  Contact members of the  Unit Executive via [email protected] with any questions, comments or suggestions you have. All member suggestions for content are welcomed and encouraged.

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Upcoming Unit Events

Grassroots Participation Roundtable Discussion - 6:30 pm, July 14th on Zoom.  To register go to https://www.universe.com/cuswbeamsville.

7th Annual Tommy Irving Memorial Golf Tourney - 11:30 start, Friday, August 20th @ Rolling Meadows Golf Club (12471 Montrose Road, Port Robinson, L0S 1K0) - click here for more details

Search for a Unit Logo - Have you seen the CUSW Swag store at www.cuswswag.ca?  Our unit is looking to add it's presence to the online store, but need a new member-designed logo.  Thanks to all of you that submitted logos, they will be reviewed at the next unit executive meeting.

CUSW Convention - The convention is fast approaching, and currently the call for delegates is open.  The convention is something to get involved in, as they only occur every 3 years.  Get nominated and come see how bug CUSW really is.  Follow this link for convention information:  https://www.cusw.ca/convention-2021

Unit Committees are up and operating.  Please know that the "door" is always open if you are interested in participating on one of the committees - Growth, Events, Grievance, Training, Indigenous Relations, or Human Rights & Equality.  Please email the unit if you would like to get involved.

Upcoming Meetings:

Unit Executive - Wednesday,  August 11, 2021

General Unit Meeting - Mid to late October.  Watch your inbox for the meeting link


Useful Links

Power Sector Benefit Trust: www.psbt.ca

Alliance Learning - www.alliancelearning.ca

Innovation Station - www.cusw.ca/web/innovation-station/home

Confederation of Canadian Unions - http://www.ccu-csc.ca/