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Convention is the union’s highest-ranking authority, where delegates debate and vote on policy and constitutional motions. Awards, presentations and guest speakers are also part of this three-day event.

OPSEU Convention

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 12:00pm

Over 1,500 Delegates, Alternates, Observers and Guests are expected to attend this year’s annual OPSEU Convention at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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OPSEU Convention 2018 Minutes

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Convention 2019 Silent Auction Winners

We would like to thank everyone for participating in the Silent Auction during Convention 2019!

The winners are:

1st Prize Winner – T.V. Mr. Manny Feijo – Local 502

2nd Prize Winner – Raptors and Leaf tickets – Ms. Judith Gough – Local 613

3rd Prize Winner - $500.00 Gift Cards to the Keg – Miss Lauren Fong – Local 629

4th Prize Winner – Ricoh Camera – Mrs. Christina Wilson – Local 131

5th Prize Winner – PS4 & VR Audio System – Ms. Michele Lynn Morrison – Local 222

Presidential Prizes:

1st Prize Winner – Gift Card to OPSEU Shop $500.00 – Ms. Judith Gough – Local 613

2nd Prize Winner – Gift Card to OPSEU Shop $250.00  - Mr. Owen Smith – Local 731

3rd Prize Winner – Gift Card to OPSEU Shop - $100.00 – Mr. Joe Dimaria – Local 559


May 27, 2019
Each year at Convention, OPSEU delegates, alternates and observers take part in our union’s rich culture of democracy; debating and voting on important union policy.
May 25, 2019
Thank you to all delegates, alternates and observers for making OPSEU Convention 2019 the biggest and best yet. Your ongoing dedication and activism are truly inspiring!
May 24, 2019
Toronto – Warren (Smokey) Thomas has been re-elected as President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) for a record seventh consecutive two-year term.
May 8, 2019
OPSEU’s budget is the fuel that feeds the union’s motor. No matter how motivated our activists, if there’s no gas in the tank, we won’t get very far.

OPSEU Convention: 2014 - 2018

Information and complete coverage of the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Conventions