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November 20/21 – OPS Bargaining Kick-off Events

November 20/21 – OPS Bargaining Kick-off Events

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Bargaining Kick-off events have been scheduled across the province to support your teams on their first day of negotiations for your next contract. Times and locations of the events are listed here.

Region 1

London

Event: November 20, BBQ Kickoff at EMDC
Time: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: 711 Exeter Road
Locals Participating: 108 (EMDC), and inviting all Locals from London Area 
Contact: Todd Snider & Lorna Bulgin, Mobilizers

Windsor and Chatham

Event: November 20, Kick-off Events
Time: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Locations: 29 OPS worksites in Windsor, Belle River, Tecumseh, Amherstburg, Chatham area; Leamington, Kingsville; Windsor Regional Office, 3005 Marentette, Suite 130, 4- 6 p.m.
Locals Participating: 130, 140, 154
Contact: Debbie Riopelle, Windsor-Chatham Area Mobilizer


Region 2

Milton 

Event: November 21, Coffee and Timbits
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Vanier/Maplehurst Correctional Complex, 661 Martin Avenue 
Locals Participating: 234 
Contact: Anjela McCool, Mobilizer

Hamilton

Event: November 20, Coffee & Donuts with Swag and Posters
Time: 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.
Location: 119 King Street 
Locals Participating: 201, 205, 222 
Contact: Drew Finucane, Mobilizer

Guelph

Event: November 20, Brown Bag Lunch – coffee & donuts will be supplied
Time: 10:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Location: 1 Stone Road West, in the Atrium
Locals Participating: 232
Contact: Lorraine Skitch, Mobilizer


Region 3

Peterborough

Event: November 20, Bargaining BBQ
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: 300 Water Street
Locals Participating: 362 and 308
Contact: Chris Johnston or John Shirk, Mobilizers

Minden, Haliburton, Bancroft

Event: November 21, Meet and Greet
Time: noon
Location: OPS worksites
Locals Participating: 356
Contact: Chris Johnston, Mobilizer

Orillia

Event: November 20, Coffee and Donuts
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 700 Memorial Avenue, Cottage C
Locals Participating: 314
Contact: Donna Kahn, Local President

Barrie and Midhurst

Event: November 20, Coffee, Donuts, Gluten Free Goodie and Butter Tarts
Time: 6:00 a.m.
Location: Ministry of Health  – Central Ambulance Communications Centre, 102 Commerce Park Drive, Barrie
Locals Participating: 313
Contact: Lisa Egan, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Info Picket 
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Public Sidewalk Outside Barrie Courthouse
Locals Participating: 338
Contact: Andrew Parker, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Coffee, Donuts, Gluten Free Goodie and Butter Tarts
Time: 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Ministry of Education – 20 Bell Farm Road, Unit 9, Barrie
Locals Participating: 313
Contact: Lisa Egan, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Coffee, Donuts, Gluten Free Goodie and Butter Tarts
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: Ministry of Environment  – 54 Cedar Point Drive, Barrie
Locals Participating: 313
Contact: Lisa Egan, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Coffee, Donuts, Gluten Free Goodie and Butter Tarts
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Ministry of Natural Resources  – 2284 Nursery Road, Springwater (Midhurst)
Locals Participating: 313
Contact: Lisa Egan, Mobilizer

Pickering

Event: November 20, Coffee & Donuts/Timbits + Information 
Time: All Day
Location: 1550  Bailey Street
Locals Participating: 340
Contact: Terry Thornton, President (A)

Oshawa

Event: November 20, Coffee & Donuts/Timbits + Information 
Time: All Day
Location: 33 King East
Locals Participating: 340
Contact: Terry Thornton, President (A) and & Rob Cox, Mobilizer


Region 4

Kingston

Event: November 20, Coffee and Cookies
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 49 Place d'Armes
Locals Participating: 468
Contact: Daryl O'Grady, Mobilizer

Ottawa

Event: November 20, Info Picket, Coffee & Donuts
Time: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: 2244 Innes Road
Locals Participating: 411
Contact: Gareth Jones, Mobilizer

Event: November 21, Pizza Lunch 
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: 347 Preston, 3rd Floor, MCSS Room
Locals Participating: 410, 446
Contact: Oliver Obagi, Mobilizer

Brockville

Event: November 20, Info Picket & Coffee
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: 1804 Hwy 2 East St Lawrence Valley CC&TC
Locals Participating: 440
Contact: Gareth Jones, Mobilizer

Napanee

Event: November 20, Info Picket 
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Quinte Detention Centre
Locals Participating: 467
Contact: Janis Thompson, Mobilizer

Renfrew & Pembroke

Event: November 20, Drop by with Coffee
Time: morning
Location: Various sites in Renfrew, MCSS, Probation, Clean Water, Dispatch, Service Ontario
Locals Participating: 449 & 447
Contact: Ben Treidlinger, Mobilizer & Lanna Hoffman, VP 447


Region 5

Toronto

Event: November 20, Wear Blue and Display OPSEU Flags 
Time: All Day
Location: Downtown Toronto OPS worksites
Locals Participating: 502, 520, 526, 527, 528
Contact: L.502 president Haran Thurairasah, L.520 president Ron Marciniak, L.526 president Jim Jurens, L.527 president, Rod Sawyer, L.528 1st vice-president Pamela Serratan

Event: November 21, Drop-In 
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Downsview complex Building D  first floor Sun-room
Locals Participating: 542, 534, 536, 585, 579
Contact: Brian Gosine, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Coffee and Donuts
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: 5700 Yonge St, Mezzanine, M3A, M3B boardrooms
Locals Participating: 555
Contact: Corrine Santangelo, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Lunch Time Meeting
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: 125 Resources Road
Locals Participating: 553
Contact: Corrine Santangelo, Mobilizer


Region 6

North Bay

Event: November 20, Coffee, Timbits, Information and Swag
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 360 Plouffe Street (Court House)
Locals Participating: 633
Contact: Amanda Saucier, Mobilizer and Micheline Jasmine, Secretary

Event: November 20, Coffee, Cookies, Information and Swag
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: 200 First Ave. (North Bay- Corrections Head Office)
Locals Participating: 669
Contact: Amanda Saucier, Mobilizer and Paul Marut, Local president

Event: November 20, Cake, Coffee, Information and Swag
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: 20 Hwy 60
Locals Participating: 635
Contact: Amanda Saucier, Mobilizer and Randy Brousseau, Local president

Event: November 20, Cake, Coffee, Information and Swag
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: 3301 Trout Lake Road 
Locals Participating: 635
Contact: Amanda Saucier, Mobilizer and Randy Brousseau, Local president

Event: November 20, Cake, Coffee, Information and Swag
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: 621 Main Street W
Locals Participating: 635
Contact: Amanda Saucier, Mobilizer and Randy Brousseau, Local president

Event: November 20, Coffee, Timbits, Information and Swag
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: 447 McKeown Ave.
Locals Participating: 634
Contact: Amanda Saucier, Mobilizer and Will Larose, Local president

Event: November 20, Bargaining Unit Pizza, Cake, Coffee, Information and Swag
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: 2550 Trout Lake Road
Locals Participating: 616
Contact: Amanda Saucier, Mobilizer/Local president

South Porcupine

Event: November 20, Coffee and Donuts – Cafeteria
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Location: Highway 101 East
Locals Participating: 649
Contact: Andrew Ferrier, Mobilizer

Sudbury

Event: November 20, Information Session
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Northeast Regional Forest Fire Management Centre, MNR, Sudbury Airport
Locals Participating: 623
Contact: Nathan Aubin, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Information Rally, with Coffee and Donuts
Time: 11:50 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Location: 199 Larch Street
Locals Participating: 615, 617, 618, 626, 628, 671, 629, 630, 680
Contact: Kerri Chevrier and or JL Roy, Mobilizers

Sault Ste. Marie

Event: November 26, Info Session
Time: 5:30 p.m. 
Location: OPSEU Regional Office, 154 Great Northern Road
Locals Participating: 601, 602, 603, 605, 607, 678 
Contact: Leanne Pold-Dellavedova, Mobilizer


Region 7

Thunder Bay

Event: November 20, Coffee
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Mountdale Ave
Locals Participating: 736
Contact: Sandra Snider, Mobilizer

Event: November 20, Information Sessions with Coffee and Treats 
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Location: 435 S James Street lobby
Locals Participating: 701, 706, 710, 713, 714, 722, 736
Contact: Terri Dimini and Barb Gaudette, Mobilizers

Event: November 20, Information Sessions with Coffee and Treats
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: 615 S James St (MTO Building) lobby 
Locals Participating: 701, 706, 710, 713, 714, 722, 736 
Contact: Terri Dimini and Barb Gaudette, Mobilizers

Event: November 20, Information Sessions with Coffee and Treats 
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Location: 189 Red River Rd – lunchroom on main floor 
Locals Participating: 701, 706, 710, 713, 714, 722, 736 
Contact: Sandra Snider  and Tom Berube, Mobilizers

Event: November 20, Information Sessions with Coffee and Treats 
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Thunder Bay Court House second floor lunchroom 
Locals Participating: 701, 706, 710, 713, 714, 722, 736 
Contact: Terri Dimini and Barb Gaudette, Mobilizers

Related: OPS Bargaining 2014 Index Page