Follow-up to 2011 Conference
all 2011 BPS Conference participants!
As a follow up to the June 2011 BPS
Conference, we want to take this opportunity to provide you with an
update based on the Friday June 17 plenary activities.
Our plan to host a “Town hall” forum on
June 17 with the three provincial party leaders had to be cancelled in
mid-may due to a lack of response on their part to participate. Despite
this disappointing and very disruptive setback, the BPS planning
committee did reformat the day with the purpose of providing you with
information regarding current trends and polls that would assist you in
developing election strategies tailored to address issues you identified
in your local ridings.
this dramatic change in the agenda, the submitted post-conference
evaluation grade gave the plenary an average score of 3.6 out of 5. Your
comments and concerns have been reviewed by the conference planning
committee and will be used as we continually aim to improve your
With Oct. 6 quickly approaching we are now
in full election mode Your placards and election participation forms
have been compiled and are being used in OPSEU targeted ridings. The
central political action committee has posted information on the OPSEU
website including a menu list of questions that can be quickly emailed
to your local riding candidates.
Your valuable contributions at the BPS
Conference assisted us in the development of these questions.
user-friendly and we ask that you use it, or take the questions to an
all-candidates meeting in your area.
The DNA (Developing, Networking and
Advocating) theme of the BPS continues!
Your attendance, participation and critique
of the June Conference were vital to ensure that we continue to move
forward with plans and campaigns that get our members attention and meet
On behalf of the Conference Planning
Committee and the BPS All Chairs, thank you!
We look forward to seeing you at our next
BPS Conference in June 2013