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2019 Bargaining Priorities Form

Get involved in the collective bargaining process. Fill our your bargaining prioritie form today.

AAPS encourages members to be involved in the collective bargaining process. You can contribute your priorities for the 2019 round of collective bargaining by filling out this form. Please note, we are only collecting names and emails to ensure respondents are members of AAPS and your identity will remain confidential. Read more about 2019 Bargaining Priorities Form

Use Your M&P Staff PD Fund


The maximum available is $550 per fiscal year on a first-come, first-served basis for self-directed professional development.

You must submit your receipts within 60 day of purchase for reimbursement. But your PD activity can take place in the next calendar or fiscal year.

M&P Staff PD Fund is administered by UBC HR. Please flow this link to review how to apply for reimbursement and what qualifies for the M&P Staff PD Fund. Read more about Use Your M&P Staff PD Fund

World Mental Health Day


October 10th marks World Mental Health Day.

“World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.” Read more about World Mental Health Day