Deadline for 2020 Fall PDB application is approaching

October 25th, 2020

Dear CUPE Members,

This a friendly reminder that the Fall deadline for Professional Development Bursary (PDB) is November 3rd, Tuesday 2020 (12 Noon). PDBs are awarded to assist members of Local 3905 attending learning events and conferences outside of Thunder Bay. As travels are currently restricted and conferences, training and other study events are moved online, the PDB now can cover the fees related to these online conferences, training and study events, such as registration fees.

Please find more about application guidelines and download the application form on our website:

If you plan to apply but have not yet submitted your application, please submit your application and related documents via email ( the summary or materials related to the conference or the study event;
2) the receipts detailing the costs incurred;
3) along with the application form (can be downloaded from:
If you have applied recently but have not received the award, we are still processing it and will be ready soon.Thank you!

In Solidarity,
Chen Chen
Recording Secretary