Community social services: Ratification vote 2013

Community social services: ratification vote 2013

UPDATED March 26, 2013

Members can vote at any of the meetings listed below. Two meetings are still being finalized. Members at two facilities (Nechako Valley Community Services Society + Robson Valley Home Support) will be receiving mail ballots. Please check back for updates.

HSA encourages members to attend information meetings being held in their communities. However, members who can't attend meetings in their communities or any of the meetings listed below can vote at the HSA office during regular office hours (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm) until April 11.

Health Sciences Association
300 - 5118 Joyce Street
Vancouver BC
Across the street from Joyce SkyTrain Station


· Schedule of ratification vote meetings:

· Bulletin: Community social services: tentative deal reached (March 4, 2013)

· Bulletin: Preparations underway for ratification votes in community social services (March 8, 2013)

· Bulletin: Community social services: Comprehensive report available - plus ratification meeting schedule, telephone town hall details (March 14, 2013)

· CSSBA comprehensive report on tentative agreement

· CSSBA ratification: highlights of tentative agreement

· CSSBA: Top 5 reasons to vote YES

· CSSBA: Frequently asked questions about the tentative agreement


Tuesday, March 19: Courtenay

For members at:

  • John Howard Society North Island
  • Future Focus
  • Campbell River Transition Society
  • Comox Valley Transition Society

Location: Westerley Hotel & Convention Centre, 1590 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay
Room: Comox Room
Polls open: 3pm-8pm


For members at:

  • Victoria Women's Transition Society

Location: Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel, 146 Kingston St, Victoria
Room: Simcoe Room
Polls open: 3pm-8pm

thurSDAY, MARCH 21: nanaimo

For members at:

  • John Howard Society North Island
  • Haven Society

Note: this is a joint meeting with CUPE and HEU members
Location: Best Western Dorchester Hotel, 70 Church St, Nanaimo
Room: Harbour Room
Polls open: 3pm-8pm

friDAY, MARCH 22: Campbell river

For members at:

  • John Howard Society North Island
  • Future Focus
  • Campbell River Transition Society
  • Campbell River Family Services

Location: Coast Discovery Inn, 975 Shoppers Row, Campbell River
Room: Vancouver Room
Polls open: 3pm-8pm

WedneSDAY, MARCH 27: penticton

For members at:

  • South Okanagan Women in Need Society

Location: Penticton Lakeside Resort, 21 Lakeshore Drive, Penticton
Room: Zinfandel Room
Polls open: 3pm-8pm

ThurSDAY, MARCH 28: kelowna

For members at:

  • Central Okanagan Child Development Centre

Location: Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna
Room: Vineyard Room
Polls open: 4pm-7:30pm

UPDATED: TUESDAY, april 2: powell river

For members at:

  • Powell River Transition Society

Location: Grace House, Powell River
Polls open: 4pm-7pm


For members at:

  • Victoria Women's Transition Society

Location: VWTH, #100-3060 Cedar Hill Road
Polls open: 3pm-6pm

TueSDAY, april 9: Burnaby

For members at:

  • Cameray Counselling Centres

Location: Cameray Burnaby Site, #203-5623 Imperial St, Burnaby
Room: Group Room
Polls open: noon-1pm

WedneSDAY, April 10: surrey

For members at:

  • Sources
  • Deltassist

Location: Compass Point Inn, 9850 King George Blvd, Surrey
Room: TBA
Polls open: 3pm-8pm


For members at:

  • Langley Child Development Centre

Location: Langley Child Development Centre, #203-5171 221A Street, Langley
Polls open: 8am-9am

ThurSDAY, april 11: coquitlam

For members at:

  • SHARE Family and Community Counselling

Location: Best Western North Road Inn, 319 North Road, Coquitlam
Room: Salon B
Polls open: 3pm-7pm