Bursary Winners 2017/18

We received 16 applications for the 2017/18 CUPE 5555 memorial bursary. All applicants qualified to have their name included in the draw for 6 bursaries valued at $750 each.

The draw took place at our Dec 2 GMM at Kenner C.V.I, by members in attendance.

Congratulations to the following winners:

Alana Robinson

Jenna Whitney

Karlee Schroeder

Mariekka Visser

Carleigh Sarnovsky

Katherine Leroux

Bursary cheques will be sent out early in the new year

Annual Christmas Party

CUPE 5555 Annual Christmas Party

Where: Best Western Cobourg

When: Saturday, December 16, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM Social
7:00 PM Dinner -Dance to follow

Cost: CUPE 5555 member & guest :$15.00 each
CUPE 5555 retiree & guest :$15.00 each

Additional tickets Non-CUPE 5555 member: $30.00 each

Purchase tickets- Contact: Derek DeJong- derek_dejong@cupe5555.ca

Tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Please purchase tickets early to avoid disappointment

Elections Info

Local elections will take place starting at noon on November 14th and ending at noon on November 18, 2017.

For the first time ever, you will be able to vote online so please take this opportunity to place your vote! A link to the voting website will be released closer to the November 14th date.

An elections committee has been established to answer any questions or concerns through out the election process. You can contact them by email: elections2017@cupe5555.ca.

The elections committee has informed us that a nominee for the position of Health and Safety Chair has since withdrawn their nomination and Jessica Gallagher has now been acclaimed to the position…..Congratulations Jessica!

For the 2017 CUPE 5555 local elections, there will be votes conducted for the following positions:

1) President
2) Vice-President/Chief Steward
3) Recording Secretary

Please scroll down for more info:


Elections committee letter to the membership

Download (PDF, 196KB)

Names of members who have their union cards

Download (PDF, 486KB)


Dear CUPE 5555 member:

We had one of our executive members resign this week to take a position in management. Due to their sudden departure, I would kindly ask that any Job Evaluation questions be directed to myself until further notice.

Thank you


In solidarity

Ron Maguire
President -CUPE Local 5555
Education Workers of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Office: 905-623-5356 | Toll Free: 1-855-737-5356| Fax: 905-623-5352|www.cupe5555.ca