The Education Department is pleased to announce our incredibly popular Family Education Program for 2023 at the Unifor Family Education Centre in Port Elgin, Ontario, on the shores of Lake Huron.

The Unifor Family Education Program is funded by the National Union. There is no cost to the Local Union and you are not required to have PEL negotiated in your collective agreements in order to have members participate in the program.

The Department will be hosting three sessions in 2023.

  • Sunday, July 9th to Sunday, July 16th inclusive
  • Sunday July 23rd to Sunday July 30th inclusive
  • Sunday August 6th to Sunday August 13th inclusive (ASL interpretation available)

Links to the Call Letter and an application form can be found below. Please have each member of your local interested in participating in the Family Education program complete the application and return it via email to [email protected] no later than Friday April 21st, 2023.

Members are not eligible if they attended the Family Education Program within the last (7) seven years. The program is open to members and their immediate families (spouse/partner and dependant children up to and including 18 years of age only). This does not include grandchildren, nieces, nephews etc.

Successful applicants will be notified beginning the week of May 1st, 2023.

Also find attached, a poster that can be displayed in workplaces that your local represents. We have provided space on the poster for you to write in your Local Union contact person along with their contact information. Additionally, Eligibility Requirements and Instructions are attached with the Call Letter.

If you require further information, please send an email to [email protected] and one of our Administration staff will get back to you.

I look forward to meeting and sharing this wonderful experience your members and their families.

In solidarity,

Roland Kiehne

Education Department

2023 FEP Call Letter-Info-Application

2023 InfoFlyer