Meetings and Events

March 13, 2019

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Annual General Meeting Local 514
Employment and Social Development Canada
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm 
140 Promenade du Portage – Phase IV, Level 1
Multipurpose Room 

CAPE members of Local 514, at Employment and Social Development Canada, are invited to their Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the above mentioned date.


  1. Welcome and Opening Remarks
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Local executive Report
  4. Nominations and elections of Local Officers and Stewards
  5. Report from the National Cape President
  6. Adjournment

If you have a disability and require assistance or accommodation to fully participate in this activity, please let us know below.

A light lunch will also be served. Please indicate if you have any food allergies or restriction using the form below.

Please RSVP by March 22, 2019 4:00 PM EST

The AGM will provide you with an opportunity to discuss the priorities of the Local and to hear from our national president on the work of CAPE. The next CAPE Local Executive and network of stewards will be elected during the meeting. If you are interested in supporting members in the workplace and contributing to the work of the Local, you may be interested in presenting your candidature for one of the positions below. Local 514 has a commitment to union democracy and working collectively to represent members. Your level of involvement is up to you, based on your ability to contribute and the ideas you bring to the table 


Local Positions

  • The President or its delegate shall; be the spokesperson for the Local, chair Local meetings, attend regional and national meetings, and perform other duties as determined by the Local.
  • The President, when not available to attend meetings, shall delegate another Executive member to attend meetings and act on behalf of the Local.
  • The President shall be responsible to the membership and to the NEC for conduct and operation of the Local.
  • Shall act in the absence of the President and perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Local President or the Local Executive.
  • Shall record, prepare and distribute minutes of meetings, correspondences and other documents to members on behalf of the Executive.
  • The Secretary may perform other functions, such as calling meetings, as directed by the President or the Executive.
  • Shall be responsible for the finances of the Local. This includes requesting the annual rebate (where the Local has adopted this option), opening and maintaining a bank account, and preparing and providing financial statements to the members and the national office as specified by CAPE’s ByLaws.
  • Provide a financial report to the Executive or membership as requested by the Executive
Stewards or Directors
  • Shall serve as contacts in units within the workplace and are recognized by the employer as the Local’s official representatives of the Association.
  • Shall carry out functions delegated to them by the President or the Executive. For example, a director may be delegated to represent the Local on Union-Management Committees such as the Occupational, Health and Safety Committees.

  • Provide general advice on the collective agreement, workplace policies and directives

  • Serve as the first point of contact for members 

  • Work closely with CAPE’s Labour Relations Officers to advise and represent members

Chief Steward

  • Provides overall advice and guidance to stewards

In the past, Local 514 has had directors for the following positions:

• Communications
• Office Health and Safety