Convention Schedule

Jul 19

May 13

10:00 AM

Thursday, May 13: Convention Committees

General Resolutions Committee

Credentials Committee

 

12:00 PM

Thursday, May 13: Balloting Committee

Balloting Committee

Constitution Committee

2:00 PM

Thursday, May 13: Equity Reps Meeting to Prepare Caucuses

Equity Reps Meeting to Prepare Caucuses

4:00 PM

Thursday, May 13: Time for Affiliate Union Caucuses

CUPW Caucus Meeting starting at 4:00 p.m.

PSAC Caucus Meeting starting at 4:00 p.m.

UNA Caucus Meeting starting at 6:00 p.m.

5:00 PM

Thursday, May 13: New Delegate & Platform Orientation

New Delegate & Platform Orientation Session

7:00 PM

Thursday, May 13: Welcome and Introduction

Welcome and Introduction
AFL president, Gil McGowan

7:15 PM

Thursday, May 13: Keynote Address

Organizing for Power: How workers must take the lead in defeating our northern Trumps
Jane McAlevey, American union organizer, scholar, author, and political commentator.

Question and Answer Session to follow.

8:30 PM

Thursday, May 13: International Women's Day Awards

2020 & 2021 International Women's Day Awards

8:45 PM

Thursday, May 13: May Day Solidarity Awards

2020 & 2021 May Day Solidarity Awards

May 14

9:30 AM

Friday, May 14: Morning Session

CALL TO ORDER

Welcome

Land Acknowledgement

Blessing: Elder Donna Badger

AFL President's Address: Gil McGowan 

Report: AFL Executive Council 

Greetings: Rachel Notley, Leader of Alberta's NDP

MORNING BREAK

Session: Understanding the UCP Attack on Worker Rights and Workplace Health & Safety

Report: OHS/WCB Committee 

Friends Greetings & Report: Alberta Workers' Health Centre (AWHC) 

RESOLUTION BLOCK #1 

12:00 PM

Friday, May 14: Lunch Break

LUNCH BREAK

AFL Executive Council Meeting

Affiliate Union Caucuses

Triple 999 Caucus Meeting (12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)

Roundtable on AFL Financial Statements (1:00 - 2:00 p.m.) 

2:00 PM

Friday, May 14: Afternoon Session

Welcome Back and Announcements

Friends Greetings: Parkland Institute 

Report: Education Committee 

RESOLUTIONS BLOCK #2 

Friends Greetings: Public Interest Alberta (PIA) 

IN MEMORIAM PRESENTATION 

AFTERNOON BREAK

Session: Understanding the UCP Attack on Public Services and Public-Sector Workers

RESOLUTIONS BLOCK #3 

Friends Greetings: Friends of Medicare (FOM) 

May 15

7:30 AM

Saturday, May 15: Affiliate Union Caucuses

7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Time for Affiliate Union Caucuses

9:00 AM

Saturday, May 15: Morning Session

Welcome Back and Announcements

Report: Secretary Treasurer's

Report: Child Care Committee 

Report: I.D.E.A. Committee 

RESOLUTION BLOCK #4 

MORNING BREAK

Session: Why workers and unions are key to winning the fight for a better Alberta

Report: Political Action Committee

Greetings: Save Our Students SOS

Report: Organizing Committee

RESOLUTION BLOCK #5 

11:30 AM

Saturday, May 15: Lunch Break

LUNCH BREAK

AFL Executive Council Meeting

Time for Affiliate Union Caucuses

1:00 PM

Saturday, May 15: Afternoon Session

Welcome Back and Announcements

CONSTITUTIONAL RESOLUTIONS 

RESOLUTION BLOCK #6 (w/Emergency Resolutions) 

AFTERNOON BREAK

Election of Officers

Announcement of new Executive Council Representatives

Swearing-in of new AFL Executive Council

Solidarity Forever 

Closing Remarks from incoming AFL President

ADJOURNMENT