Welcome to CUPE Local 718

Welcome to the official website of CUPE Local 718. We organized in 1953 and were chartered by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in 1956 as CUPE, Local 718.  CUPE represents over 740,000 workers across Canada.

Today, CUPE Local 718 proudly represents workers at the following organizations:

  • City of Richmond (Inside Workers)
  • City of White Rock
  • Organized Crime Agency of British Columbia (OCABC)
  • Regional Animal Protection Society (RAPS)
  • Richmond Public Library (RPL)
  • South Arm Community Association (SACA)
  • Richmond Olympic Oval

CUPE Local 718 is directly affiliated with the Canadian Union of Public Employees British Columbia (CUPE BC), British Columbia Federation of Labour (BCFED), Vancouver and District Labour Council (VDLC) and CUPE Metro, while being affiliated to the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) through CUPE.

General Membership Meeting Dates

  • February
  • April (Annual General Membership Meeting)
  • June
  • September
  • November

Notice of each membership meeting is provided to members in advance by email and posted on this website under Events. Special and Unit meetings may also be scheduled to address specific issues either effecting the whole membership or members in a specific employer organization.