Our Communities, Our Union, Our Rights: An Introduction to the PSAC for Indigenous Members (OCOUOR) – Victoria

Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22

Hours TBD - Travel Friday during the day. The course will begin Friday late afternoon/early evening.

PSAC Victoria Regional Office: 202 – 503 Park Place, Esquimalt, BC V9A 6Z9

Facilitator: Alex (Vital) Stuit, Deanna Kimball

Are you a First Nations, Inuit or Métis PSAC member who would like to learn more about your union? If yes, we invite you to apply for the PSAC BC Our Communities, Our Union, Our Rights: An Introduction to the PSAC for Indigenous Members (OCOUOR) course.

(Please note: All participants must self-identify as Indigenous persons.)

The OCOUOR course is for Indigenous PSAC members who have had little or no exposure to their union and would like to learn more about it. This 2.5-day training will provide members with a way of empowering themselves to effect change in their workplaces, communities and union.

Apply for this course below. The application deadline is August 8, 2024.

Approved applicants will be notified the third week of August.

Catchment: Region Wide

Personal information

Personal, not employer email please
or your home phone number if no cell

Workplace information

if you're working remotely due to Covid, enter your usual or pre-pandemic workplace

Indigenous Self-Identification

All participants must self-identify as Indigenous persons.
An Indigenous person is a members of a First Nation, a Métis or an Inuit Community.

Loss of salary and materials


PSAC Education is committed to greening our events and would like to reduce the amount of paper waste produced at our education events. Climate change, global warming and the protection of our environment are union issues. Conventions, conferences and meetings all have an impact on our environment. We can help reduce this impact by adopting environmentally-friendly practices.

Emergency Contact

Optional Equity Self-ID (copy)

PSAC members who belong to the following groups are invited to self-identify. This information is voluntary and kept confidential and will be used for the purposes of supporting our equity initiatives and programs. Please check all that apply.
A racialized person in Canada is non-white in colour or race, regardless of place of birth.
For equity purposes, “person with disabilities” means persons who experience barriers arising from impairments of a physical, mental, sensory, psychiatric or learning nature.
An Indigenous person is a members of a First Nation, a Métis or an Inuit Community.

Last Section