Component 20 includes members who work for the B.C. Government engaged in engineering support and inspectional duties at the technical level, as well as those charged with protecting and regulating natural resources or ensuring the quality of the environment.


March 02, 2016

New Local Executive for local 2010

The following is now your current Local 2010 Executive: Chair: Hank Glover – Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure 1st Vice Chair: Adam Hughes – BC Oil & Gas Commission Treasurer: Sarah Dickie - BC Oil & Gas Commission Recording Secretary: Amanda Fraser - BC Oil & Gas Commission Young Worker Member-At-Large: Kirsten Bitor – Ministry of Transportation & Infrastruct...

February 25, 2016

BC Budget 2016: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The B.C. Liberal Government has delivered yet another of its “balanced” budgets, dressed in sleight-of-hand fiscal manoeuvering, ambiguous language, and cavalier comparisons to other provinces and jurisdictions. Sadly, and once again, the fiscal planning of our elected government puts in second place the essential public goods and services British Columbians require to lead prosperous, inclusi...

February 19, 2016

Local 2012 election update

Please be advised that Jacqueline Wheatley has been acclaimed as the Young Worker Representative.  As such, the Executive is as follows: Chairperson – Kris Garneau 1st Vice Chairperson – Vacant 2nd Vice Chairperson – Scott Parker Treasurer – Ron Haines Recorder – Aaron Bergeron Member-at-Large – Darryl Struthers Member-at- Large – Jennifer Chermesnok Member-at-Large – Janice Joseph Member-at-L...

February 17, 2016

Member Update - Budget 2016 Response

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith provides the union's response to the BC government's 2016 budget, which was introduced to the legislature on February 16, 2016.

February 17, 2016

BCGEU unionizes advocacy group Leadnow

Leadnow employees have organized to join the BCGEU. The organization works to promote democracy and social justice in Canada. It describes itself as: ‘an independent advocacy organization that runs campaigns on the major issues of our time, engages people in participatory decision-making, and organizes in communities across Canada.’ “We’re delighted to welcome Leadnow into the BCGEU family. T...

February 16, 2016

Increased funding for MCFD welcome news, investment overdue in other ministries

“We welcome the increased funding for the Ministry for Children and Family Development announced in today’s budget. Our union, and especially our frontline members, have worked hard to convince government that a significant increase is crucial for the ministry. Their concerns were detailed in the BCGEU report Choose Children, and these efforts have paid off. Additional frontline social workers,...