CUPE 917 -Victoria Pride Parade

CUPE 917 will be participating in Victoria’s 2023 Pride Parade.

The Parade will take place on July 9th 2023 starting at 11:00AM. With as many as 120 entries and 40,000+ spectators, the Victoria Pride Parade is the largest display of PRIDE on the island! With a new route down Douglas Street before turning right onto Humboldt Street, left on Government Street and right onto Belleville Street, this year’s parade will be led by the Songhees Nation and Indigenous and Two-Spirit Guests of Honour.

CUPE 917 will be part of the Parade and we are looking for participants.

If you are interested contact us at (Please include your Full Name and Department)

Deadline will be Sunday JULY 1st

CUPE 917 Ratification Update – Special Meeting

CUPE 917 is hosting a two(2) Hybrid Special Meetings on Thursday June 1st, 2023 at:

  •  1:15pm-2:45pm;
  • & 4:30pm-6:00pm

in the Dr. W. Harry Hickman Building (HHB) room 105.

This meeting will be held in person and via zoom simultaneously.

There will be an additional in-person meeting only, Monday June 5th at 4:30pm HHB Room 105


  • Ratification Information

Ratification Update – Tentative Agreement

Hello Everybody,

Today, as of May 25th 2023,  CUPE 917 and the employer reached a tentative agreement.

There will be a Special Meeting & voting dates coming soon. Updates will follow regarding this as well as important information pertaining to the memorandum of agreement (MOA).

For any question or concerns, contact a member of your Executive, Bargaining, or Steering committee by phone or email.

To find all the latest news regarding Ratification Updates Click here, go to, for check our Facebook account: Cupe 917

Thank you for your understanding.

CUPE 917 May General Meeting

CUPE 917 is hosting a Hybrid General Meeting on Wednesday May17th, 2023 at 4:15pm in MacLaurin D114 

This meeting will be held in person and via zoom simultaneously.


  • Questionnaire & Ratification
  • Upcoming conventions
  • U-Club scheduling
  • Communications (we are now on Instagram at cupelocal917)
  • Treasurer Report – Annual Budget
  • Bylaw Committee
  • Victoria Pride