Welcome to CUPE 1165

The next General Membership Meeting is

10 AM Saturday September 21, 2024

North Bay 


We are a composite local comprised of five units representing Custodial, Maintenance, Office, Clerical, Technicians, Transportation and Food workers. With over 300 members. The locals include members of the Near North District School Board, Conseil Scolaire Du District Catholique Franco-Nord, Nipissing Student Transportation Service and Compass Group Canada. This covers over 12,086 square kilometres in Northern Ontario.

Cupe 1165 was first given charter on August 28, 1968 with maintenance and caretakers. Nipissing Roman Catholic workers joined on June 5, 1970. Office, clerical and technical members joined February 11, 1970. Nipissing Board of Education a/v technicians joined on February 25, 1971. On October 28, 1974 East Parry Sound joined CUPE 1165. The representation vote between ETFO, OSSTF and CUPE took place on October 6, 1998. Both units voted in favour of CUPE while EA’s voted for OSSTF.

Our Mission Is …

  • To ensure and promote the well-being of our members and their families
  • To represent and protect our members as to our collective agreements
  • To continue to maintain and improve the social and economic welfare of our members
  • To safeguard the rights of all members and provide responsible representation as to the local’s by-laws and CUPE

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Message from the President

Many thanks for your support in 2024

 In solidarity, your president

Trevor Russell
CUPE 1165

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