2023 Oliver Doyle Activist Awards Banquet

September 22, 2023

Join us to celebrate and honour those in the labour movement who make a difference in our unions and communities.

Friday, November 10, 2023

Portuguese Cultural Centre, 959 Division Street

Dinner banquet with guest speaker
Tickets: $240 for table of 6, or $40 per person

  • Award nominations deadline: Friday, October 27, 2023
  • Click here for Nomination Form
  • Banquet booking deadline: Friday, November 3, 2023
  • Click here for Booking Form

Who should attend?  Your local union Executive & their spouse or partner as well as your leading activists, stewards, health & safety advocates are encouraged to participate. This special occasion celebrates the efforts of active members of your local in representation of your membership in strike preparation and leadership, health & safety, community activism, and social justice in the workplace.

Your local is encouraged to purchase a table and send as many activists to the dinner as possible in appreciation of their good work.  We are counting on your local’s support to makethis evening a big success!

Who was Oliver Doyle?
Oliver Doyle (1933-2007) was a long-time Kingston labour activist who lived through the last years of Kingston’s industrial waterfront and into the new millenium and its new challenges. In the early 1960s, Oliver became active with UE Local 522 on Kingston’s industrial waterfront at the Millard & Lumb metal works. For the latter half of the 1970s, Doyle served as Kingston & District Labour Council, and afterwards remained a dedicated labour and community activist.