Multicultural Festival in Hamilton

What: Multicultural Festival – A free one-day festival for connecting and promoting the diverse communities of Hamilton’s Ward 2 neighbourhoods.

When: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 from   10:30 am to 8:00 pm

Where: Pier 8 Hamilton Waterfront

The festival will feature local performers, music, games, kids’ activities, food, and arts and crafts vendors.

There will also be a space for inter-cultural conversations about inclusion and equity in our …communities.

Everyone is welcome!


Twitter: #multifest2014

This is a project approved by the Participatory Budget – Ward 2. Supported by the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion ( and the City of Hamilton.

For more information contact: Louise Noel-Ambrose  at 905-297-4694 Ext. 109 or email

Election Results

The election results have been counted. The following candidates have been declared successful by the Elections Committee:

President - Sandra Walker
Vice President - Jay Hunter
2nd Vice President - Gord Farrow
3rd Vice President - Ann Stokes
4th Vice President - Rose MacGowan
Equity Vice President - Julia Horton
Executive Administrator - Jodi Coville
Treasurer - Oral Riseing
Lodges Unit Vice President - Jean Kirby-Tavares
Inside Vice President - Tracey St Aubin
Outside Vice President - Paul Court

Results for Sergeant-at-Arms will be posted once all candidates have been notified.

Local Elections Update – Nominations

Nominations for the following positions will take place at the April 28, 2014 General Membership Meeting – 6 pm at the Local Office (818 King St E):

Vice President
2nd Vice President
3rd Vice President
4th Vice President
Equity Vice President
Executive Administrator
(2) Sergeant-at-Arms
(1) Trustee for 3 year term*
City Inside/Outside Unit Vice Presidents
Macassa/Wentworth Lodges Unit Vice President

For position descriptions and rules for nominations and elections  click here to refer to the Local 5167 Bylaws.

Members interested in running for any of these positions must be in attendance at the meeting or submit a letter stating that they will stand if nominated. The letter must also be signed by another member. Letters of intent to stand must in the union office no later than April 28th at 4:30pm.

Voting will take place June 4, 5, 16 & 17 – times and locations TBA. 

Any questions or concerns please email

*this position will be elected at the June 23, 2014 General Membership Meeting