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Delegates to the CUPE BC convention voted to establish two new positions on the Division Executive: a vice-president representing Aboriginal workers and a vice-president representing workers of colour.

Following the lead of Ontario and Alberta, BC delegates agreed it was important that the BC Executive better reflect the diversity of CUPEs membership. Wearing buttons that said Diversity = Strength, speakers acknowledged that progress has been made in making CUPE more inclusive. But most agreed that the election of diversity VPs would further strengthen CUPEs ability to represent its members and reach out to new members.

Delegates also approved a resolution supporting the creation of equity seats on the National Executive Board, to be debated at the National Convention in October.