This page is now archived. Please visit for the new website and update your bookmarks


Prairie/Northwest Territories Region

69th PRAIRIE/NWT Regional Council - Notice

To: Branch Presidents

From: Bonnie Pratt, Director, Prairie/NWT Region

Info to: Gary Corbett, PIPSC President
Joanne Harvey, Chief, Regional Operations
PIPSC Winnipeg Regional Office / PIPSC Edmonton Regional Office
Prairie/NWT Regional Executive / Branch Vice-Presidents & Secretaries

Subject: 69th Prairie/NWT Regional Council (2012)
Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5, 2012
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon, SK

Please give a copy of this memo to your Branch delegates and observers

The 69th Prairie/NWT Regional Council (PRC) will be held on May 4-5, 2012 at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon, SK.


In accordance with the Prairie/NWT Region Constitution, each Branch is entitled to appoint one delegate per 100 members, rounded upwards to the nearest 100. (Under Section 3.1 of the Region’s Constitution, “All Regular and Retired members of the Institute resident in the Prairie/Northwest Territories Region shall be members of the Prairie/Northwest Territories Region.”). Delegate allotment as of December 31, 2011 is as follows:

Branch No. of Members No. of Delegates
Northern Manitoba 111 2
Winnipeg and Southern Manitoba 1,692 17
Saskatoon 512 6
Swift Current 32 1
Regina 338 4
Prince Albert 52 1
Northeastern Alberta 60 1
Beaverlodge 28 1
Edmonton 1,107 12
Calgary 950 10
Lethbridge 124 2
Suffield 99 1
Lacombe / Red Deer 95 1
NWT / Yellowknife 152 2


Rena Niznick
PIPSC Winnipeg Office
Phone: (204) 942-1304 / 1-800-665-0094
Fax: (204) 942-4348 / 1-800-239-9334

Please contact Rena Niznick at the PIPSC Winnipeg Office to register your attendance at this meeting. Deadline for Registration is Monday, March 12, 2012. Please supply your phone number and email address when registering.

Hotel Accommodation

Once we receive your Registration, Rena will take care of booking a guest room for you at the hotel. The Institute will pay for your room; however, you will be responsible for any incidental charges such as telephone, parking, room service, etc.

Travel Arrangements

Delegates are requested to book their flights directly with BCD Travel (1-866-768-7624) as soon as possible. The Institute will pre-pay your tickets. Air travel must be booked no later than April 20, 2012 in order to take advantage of the best excursion airfares.

If you intend to drive to the Council meeting, please advise Rena at the PIPSC Winnipeg Office.


Please advise Rena if you have any allergies or special dietary requirements, in order that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Reports / Resolutions

All reports and resolutions for debate at the Council should be forwarded to the PIPSC Winnipeg Office no later than Monday, March 19, 2012 for posting on the “Virtual Binder” on the PIPSC website.


Please advise Rena Niznick
(PIPSC Winnipeg Office)
as soon as possible of the names of
your Branch delegates and observers.


Publish Date: 02-FEB-2012 11:24 AM
Prairie NWT Logo