NCRD and CUPE Sign 3-Year Collective Agreement

May 16, 2023

The North Coast Regional District (NCRD) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 105-04 have reached a 3-year collective agreement for the period of January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025.

The agreement includes a 4% wage increase for the first year (retroactive for 2023), a 3.5% increase in 2024, and a 3% increase in 2025. It also provides greater safety, health and wellness benefits to employees.

CUPE Local 105-04 represents approximately 20 members who work for the NCRD and provide important community services for residents and businesses across the entire region from Haida Gwaii to Kaien Island and beyond.


“I am very pleased that we have been able to reach a fair and mutually beneficial agreement through respectful negotiation,” said NCRD Chief Administrative Officer Daniel Fish. “I wish to extend a thank you to everyone involved in the bargaining process for the work that they have done to create an agreement that meets the needs of our employees during these uncertain times.”

For more information on this news release contact Daniel Fish, Chief Administrative Officer for the North Coast Regional District at 250.624.2002, extension 8 or email