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2021 Nominations

Nominations are now OPEN until the AGM on September 26, 2021 for the following positions:Vice-President (2-year ...

Municipalities need to answer the emergency call for more 911 funding

For some time now, there simply have not been enough 9-1-1 operators in the system to deal with any significant surge in ...

Support your 9-1-1 Operators Who Are Pushing Through the Long Weekend

Over this long weekend, 9-1-1 Operators are being asked to work any additional overtime that they can handle and cancel ...

9-1-1 operators “stretched to the limit” during heat wave

9-1-1 operators “stretched to the limit” during heat wave VANCOUVER—Record high temperatures during the historic ...

Emergency Services Dispatchers and 9-1-1 Awareness Week

Emergency dispatchers and 9-1-1 call takers are the life line for our communities and their work has become all the more ...

ECPBC celebrates International Women’s Day

Further strides are still needed to achieve equality in our world, and for this year's women's day (March 8), our local ...

CUPE’s emergency dispatchers reborn as Local 8911

More than twenty years after being brought into the Canadian Union of Public Employees as a sub-local of the Ambulance ...

E-Comm and CUPE Local 873 to proceed to interest arbitration

E-Comm and CUPE Local 873, the Union that represents E-Comm’s 533 Bargaining Unit employees, have mutually agreed to ...

Emergency Dispatchers of BC ‘more than just a number’ – video

The Emergency Dispatchers of BC (CUPE 873-02), representing more than five hundred 9-1-1 dispatchers, call takers ...

CUPE 873-02, E-Comm bargaining talks go to mediation

The BC Labour Relations Board has appointed mediator Trevor Sones to mediate contract talks between E-Comm Emergency ...

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