March 16, 2018
BCGEU members size up B.C.'s worst summer of natural disasters »
In 2018 to the B.C. government undertook a significant review of the provincial wildfire and flood response. The BCGEU initiated a wide consultation of members to document the various ways they had been affected by 2017's unprecedented fire and flood season and the union submitted the cumulative findings to government. The report is based on the direct experience of those who lived and worked on the front lines of the floods and wildfires and will be a useful resource for future disaster relief and planning efforts.
BCGEU energy policy paper (PDF) »
The Provincial Executive Environment committee aims to examine and provide recommendations to update the union’s approach to energy policy. To inform the committee’s work, this paper outlines the union’s existing approach to energy policy, explores current issues, and identifies potential next steps for the BCGEU. The focus is on provincial energy policy, and for the purpose of this paper, energy policy is defined broadly as government measures concerned with the production,transportation and use of energy commodities.
July 28, 2015
BCGEU announces its opposition to Site C »