Events

Next Upcoming Event

January 25, 2023 - February 12, 2023
Unsung: Tales from the Frontline
WORLD PREMIERE Produced by Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre in Partnership with Theatre Yes and Ground Zero Productions

Unsung: Tales from the Frontline

Created by Heather Inglis in collaboration with Darrin Hagen

STEP INSIDE A SERIES OF LIVING PORTRAITS

Unsung will celebrate the contributions of Alberta's health care workers in a one-of-a-kind immersive performance event. Drawn from interviews with real Edmontonians, Unsung invites audiences to experience the inspiring stories of the local healthcare workers who lead us through the pandemic. We invite you to step into this series of living portraits that document the lives and contributions of the people of who risked their own safety to look after ours.

The Gateway Theatre (8529 Gateway Blvd NW)
January 25, 2023 - February 12, 2023

Unsung: Tales from the Frontline

WORLD PREMIERE Produced by Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre in Partnership with Theatre Yes and Ground Zero Productions

Unsung: Tales from the Frontline

Created by Heather Inglis in collaboration with Darrin Hagen

STEP INSIDE A SERIES OF LIVING PORTRAITS

Unsung will celebrate the contributions of Alberta's health care workers in a one-of-a-kind immersive performance event. Drawn from interviews with real Edmontonians, Unsung invites audiences to experience the inspiring stories of the local healthcare workers who lead us through the pandemic. We invite you to step into this series of living portraits that document the lives and contributions of the people of who risked their own safety to look after ours.

The Gateway Theatre (8529 Gateway Blvd NW)
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Know Your Rights ~ Lethbridge
09:00 - 16:30
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Unsung: Tales from the Frontline
Dealing With Abuse ~ Lethbridge
09:00 - 16:30
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Unsung: Tales from the Frontline
Know Your Rights ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Unsung: Tales from the Frontline
OH&S Basic ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Unsung: Tales from the Frontline
UNA Wellness Day: Fire Up Your Health
08:30 - 03:15
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PRC Committee Workshop - Online
09:00 - 16:30
HTRL Administration ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Dealing With Abuse ~ Lethbridge
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights ~ Lethbridge
09:00 - 16:30
HTRL Administration ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Family Day
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PRC Committee workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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PRC Committee workshop ~ Lethbridge
09:00 - 16:30
OH&S Basic ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Engagement & Support ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Executive Board Meeting
Engagement & Support ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
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South District Meeting
09:00 - 16:30
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Boundaries & Self-Care ~ Online
13:00 - 16:00
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North Central District Meeting
09:00 - 16:30
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FEBRUARY 2023
February 01, 2023 09:00-16:30

Dealing With Abuse ~ Lethbridge

This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the various types of workplace abuse and that abuse in any form is unacceptable. By outlining the available tools to advocate for the prevention of workplace abuse, it will also encourage participants to take appropriate action if they are the targets of abuse and provide support to co-workers who have been the targets of workplace abuse.

This is a full-day workshop and is provincially funded for all UNA members who have not previously taken it.

February 02, 2023 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights ~ Edmonton

In this workshop, UNA members will learn about the structure and role of their union, how to identify types of workplace concerns, and what problem-solving processes are available. Through a combination of large and small group discussion, activities, and scenarios, participants will gain knowledge and confidence to address issues at work.

This workshop is designed for new or newly-engaged UNA members.

Please bring your (charged) smartphone and download the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible.

February 07, 2023 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights ~ Calgary

In this workshop, UNA members will learn about the structure and role of their union, how to identify types of workplace concerns, and what problem-solving processes are available. Through a combination of large and small group discussion, activities, and scenarios, participants will gain knowledge and confidence to address issues at work.

This workshop is designed for new or newly-engaged UNA members.

Please bring your (charged) smartphone and download the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible.

February 08, 2023 09:00-16:30

OH&S Basic ~ Calgary

For OH&S Committee members only

This workshop gives members a basic understanding of how to interpret the Occupational Health and Safety Article in their Collective Agreement and to become familiar with Hazard Assessment forms and Site Inspection Forms. Members will also discuss and evaluate the OH&S culture of their workplace.

Attending this workshop is a requirement for members serving as a local representative on their Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.

February 09, 2023 08:30-03:15

UNA Wellness Day: Fire Up Your Health

Online event.

Following the successes of Wellness Day events in 2021 and 2022, United Nurses of Alberta is hosting a Wellness Day for members on February 9, 2023.

Focusing on mental health and self-care, this day-long Wellness Day event will feature speakers Meg Soper, Dr. Geoffrey Soloway, Anthony McLean, and Barb Campbell, who will share skills that can help UNA members boost their resiliency, teach relaxation and stress relieving methods, and how to cope with an ever changing workplace.

UNA President Heather Smith will bring welcoming remarks.

UNA members planning to attend are encouraged to request a Professional Development Day.

Members who are unable attend this symposium live will have the opportunity to view a recorded version following the event. More information will be available soon on how to access the recording.
February 14, 2023 09:00-16:30

PRC Committee Workshop - Online

For PRC Committee members only.

In this workshop, PRC Committee and Local Executive representatives will learn in detail about each step of the PRC process, including the recommended best practices at each step, the role and responsibilities of a UNA PRC Committee representative, and how to conduct a PRC Committee meeting. Participants will develop the knowledge and skills to support members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns (PRCs) and to engage confidently and collaboratively with management representatives in order to achieve resolution.

February 14, 2023 09:00-16:30

HTRL Administration ~ Calgary

In this workshop, Local Executives will learn the key components of a functioning Local, including strategic planning, meeting best-practices, and executive roles and responsibilities.

This workshop is designed for Local Executive members and is provincially funded for Local Execs who have not taken it previously. It is one workshop in the three-part How to Run a Local series: Administration, Finance, and Labour Relations.

Please ensure you have a UNANet account and can access your Local’s information on DMS.

February 15, 2023 09:00-16:30

Dealing With Abuse ~ Lethbridge

This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the various types of workplace abuse and that abuse in any form is unacceptable. By outlining the available tools to advocate for the prevention of workplace abuse, it will also encourage participants to take appropriate action if they are the targets of abuse and provide support to co-workers who have been the targets of workplace abuse.

This is a full-day workshop and is provincially funded for all UNA members who have not previously taken it.

February 16, 2023 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights ~ Lethbridge

In this workshop, UNA members will learn about the structure and role of their union, how to identify types of workplace concerns, and what problem-solving processes are available. Through a combination of large and small group discussion, activities, and scenarios, participants will gain knowledge and confidence to address issues at work.

This workshop is designed for new or newly-engaged UNA members.

Please bring your (charged) smartphone and download the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible.

February 16, 2023 09:00-16:30

HTRL Administration ~ Edmonton

In this workshop, Local Executives will learn the key components of a functioning Local, including strategic planning, meeting best-practices, and executive roles and responsibilities.

This workshop is designed for Local Executive members and is provincially funded for Local Execs who have not taken it previously. It is one workshop in the three-part How to Run a Local series: Administration, Finance, and Labour Relations.

Please ensure you have a UNANet account and can access your Local’s information on DMS.

February 20, 2023

Family Day

February 21, 2023 09:00-16:30

PRC Committee workshop ~ Edmonton

For PRC Committee members only.

In this workshop, PRC Committee and Local Executive representatives will learn in detail about each step of the PRC process, including the recommended best practices at each step, the role and responsibilities of a UNA PRC Committee representative, and how to conduct a PRC Committee meeting. Participants will develop the knowledge and skills to support members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns (PRCs) and to engage confidently and collaboratively with management representatives in order to achieve resolution.

February 22, 2023 09:00-16:30

PRC Committee workshop ~ Lethbridge

For PRC Committee members only.

In this workshop, PRC Committee and Local Executive representatives will learn in detail about each step of the PRC process, including the recommended best practices at each step, the role and responsibilities of a UNA PRC Committee representative, and how to conduct a PRC Committee meeting. Participants will develop the knowledge and skills to support members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns (PRCs) and to engage confidently and collaboratively with management representatives in order to achieve resolution.
February 22, 2023 09:00-16:30

OH&S Basic ~ Edmonton

For OH&S Committee members only

This workshop gives members a basic understanding of how to interpret the Occupational Health and Safety Article in their Collective Agreement and to become familiar with Hazard Assessment forms and Site Inspection Forms. Members will also discuss and evaluate the OH&S culture of their workplace.

Attending this workshop is a requirement for members serving as a local representative on their Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.

February 23, 2023 09:00-16:30

Engagement & Support ~ Edmonton

In this workshop, Unit/Office Representatives and Local Executive members will come together to develop their practices in membership outreach, engagement, and support. Through large and small group discussions, activities, and scenarios, participants will identify ways to improve member outreach, to overcome barriers to participation, and to engage members in their local, while gaining a better understanding of the relationship between different local positions. Participants will also identify ways to support members through workplace concerns.

This workshop is designed for Unit/Office Representatives and Local Executive members. Unit/Office Representatives, where possible, should take Know Your Rights before taking this workshop.

February 28, 2023 - March 02, 2023

Executive Board Meeting

February 28, 2023 09:00-16:30

Engagement & Support ~ Calgary

In this workshop, Unit/Office Representatives and Local Executive members will come together to develop their practices in membership outreach, engagement, and support. Through large and small group discussions, activities, and scenarios, participants will identify ways to improve member outreach, to overcome barriers to participation, and to engage members in their local, while gaining a better understanding of the relationship between different local positions. Participants will also identify ways to support members through workplace concerns.

This workshop is designed for Unit/Office Representatives and Local Executive members. Unit/Office Representatives, where possible, should take Know Your Rights before taking this workshop.


Click here to register through the DMS.