Stronger Together

  • Region 5 is one of 7 geographical regions within OPSEU, representing approximately  100 Locals in the Greater Toronto Area, including (but certainly not limited to!) the downtown core. 

Regional Boundaries

  • West: Port Credit north along Hwy 10 to Hwy 7 but not including Brampton
  • North: East along Hwy 7 to Hwy 12 but not including Brooklin
  • East: South along Hwy 12 to Lake Ontario but not including Whitby
  • South: Shoreline west to Port Credit

Meet the Region 5 Team!

OPSEU’s executive board is comprised of twenty-one (21) members, 3 from each region. These executive board members are elected every two years. 

Your 2019-2021 OPSEU Region 5 Executive  Board Members are:

Edie Strachan

Regional Vice President

Kingsley Kwok

Executive Board Member

Anna Ainsworth


Is Your Local Affiliated to GTAC?

The Greater Toronto Area Council (GTAC) helps coordinate Union activities in our region in such matters as political action, community involvement, social issues, participation in or co-operation with labour councils, education, and public relations.  GTAC is committed to building a powerful OPSEU in a powerful union movement that is based on shared values and strong member engagement, is democratic and effective, and works to actively challenge inequality in the workplace and in society.

Your Region 5 Equity Team

Learn more about the work our equity committees and caucuses are doing in Region 5!

Elected committee representatives assist in establishing local committees within the Regions, developing and promoting programs to encourage all members to participate in Union activities, and increasing the awareness and understanding of workplace, community, national and international equity and human rights issues throughout the membership. Click below to learn more!

Provincial Women's Committee
Comité provincial des francophones
Disability Rights Caucus
Provincial Human Rights Committee
Coalition of Racialized Workers
Indigenous Circle
Provincial Young Workers Committee
Rainbow Alliance Arc-en-ciel


Most frequent questions and answers

Head Office
100 Lesmill Rd.
North York, ON M3B 3P8
Fax: (416) 443-9670

Coopers Office
5757 Coopers Ave.
Mississauga, ON L4Z 1R9
Fax: (905) 712-3009

Vic Park Office
2550 Victoria Park Ave., Suite 400
Toronto, ON M2J 5A9
Fax: (416)-497-9377

Toronto Regional Office and Membership Centre
31 Wellesley St. East
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7
Fax: (416) 944- 0288

The Events page on the OPSEU website displays provincewide events, conferences, conventions, rallies, educational events and more. Click here to visit the OPSEU Events page.

A good way to keep in touch with what’s going on in our Region is by joining us on Facebook! Click here to the visit the Region 5 on Facebook page.

Great question! There are many ways you can get involved:

  1. Get on the OPSEU Region 5 email list! Just send an email to the Region 5 Executive Board Members at opseuregion5ebms@gmail.com!
  2. Sign up for a training course! Visit the Education page on the OPSEU website to find out about, and register for, the next regional educational weekend!
  3. Get on the GTAC Action List! Your local doesn’t have to be affiliated. Just send an email to opseu.gtac.action.list@gmail.com!
  4. Join the conversation on Facebook! Visit the Region 5 on Facebook page to join us!