April 25: Great performances planned for Convention 2024 Awards

Group of workers with signs and raised fists in front of rising sun.

If you’re coming to Convention 2024, Awards Night is not-to-be-missed! We’ll see you there!

When: Thursday, April 25 – Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, John Bassett Theatre

Many amazing OPSEU/SEFPO activists will be honoured for their incredible organizing work in their workplaces, union and communities with the following awards:

  • Health & Safety Awards for an individual and local
  • Honourary Lifetime Membership Awards
  • Human Rights Award for an individual and local
  • Leah Casselman Award for an individual and local
  • Provincial Young Worker Award
  • Fred Upshaw Award of Merit
  • Stanley H. Knowles Humanitarian Award

We’ll also have the opportunity to see incredible music, dance and spoken word performances by top-notch artists, including:

  • Logan Staats, Juno-nominated Mohawk folk and soul musician and songwriter
  • Randell Adjei, Ontario’s first Poet Laureate, spoken word practitioner and transformational speaker
  • Trash Panda Brass, an exciting new, queer voice in the Toronto brass band scene
  • Tribal Vision Dance, a multi-media dance group from Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve

Collage of 4 pictures: Logan Staats playing a guitar and singing, portrait of Randall Adjei, five members of Trash Panda Brass holding their musical instruments, and one dancer from Tribal Vision Dance, wearing regalia and dancing outside in tall grass with a tree in background