3rd National Gathering of Indigenous Steelworkers


The National Gathering of Indigenous Steelworkers will build upon the success of the 2015 Winnipeg Consultation Workshop, on the Aboriginal session at the Montreal 2016 National Policy Conference and the 2017 National Workshop for Aboriginal Steelworkers.

The Toronto gathering will be a place for Indigenous Steelworkers to share their experiences and to contribute to our union’s ongoing strategy for advancing the rights of Indigenous workers and Indigenous communities.

Who should attend:



Auditorium of the Native Canadian Centre, 16 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON

Registration fees: $200 per participant
Registration deadline:
March 31, 2020

Registration is not limited. Payment and mailing information is included in your registration confirmation email. Please include a copy of it with your payment.

For assistance contact: Mustapha Makri at mmakri@usw.ca or 416-544-5994


A block of rooms has been reserved at the USW-represented Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville Hotel, located just a 10 minute walk from the Native Canadian Centre.

Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville
220 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1T8

Rate: $249/night (single/double)

Hotel details: Check-in at 3 p.m.; check out at 12 p.m. Cancellation 48 hours before arrival. Guest room rate includes complimentary high-speed internet in all rooms, use of fitness facilities, indoor & rooftop lap pool and exterior pool deck (weather permitting). Group rates are available on April 14 and April 15 2020. The hotel will extend the group rate for 3 days prior and 3 days after the meeting dates subject to availability. The cut-off date for the block of room reservations is March 20, 2020. After this date, availability & room rate is not guaranteed.

To book your room, please call or email WE Travel and ask to book a room in the “USW Indigenous Gathering” room block. You can also book your flight or rail travel through WE Travel. A booking fee of $62.15 per airline ticket or $28.25 per rail ticket will apply.


W.E. Travel
1-888-676-7747 (to book a room, ask for Events Team or for Christina or Nora)

Room bookings: Christina (christina@wetravel.net) or Nora (nora@wetravel.net). From 5-8 p.m. EST, you can also email Claire (claire@wetravel.net) or Kim (kim@wetravel.net)
Flight bookings: Lorna Parent: lorna@wetravel.net

Whether or not you book through W.E. Travel, use Air Canada Promotion Code: GDRC6J91 for a 10% discount on fares (other than Tango fares).