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Western Municipal Conference begins June 10 in Regina

Jun 9, 2010 08:27 AM

REGINA: About 140 civic workers from across western Canada will gather in Regina tomorrow for a three-day conference organized by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

This Western Municipal Conference features workshops and plenary discussions on a range of topics including:

Thursday, June 10 at 2 p.m.
“The Need for Pension Plan Reform”
With CUPE’s Pension Campaign Co-ordinator Leanne MacMillan
Friday, June 11 at 9:30 a.m.
“Upgrading and protecting our municipal assets: The case for a National Wastewater Treatment Fund” 
With CUPE National President Paul Moist
Friday, June 11 at 11 a.m.
“Taxation, the public sector and the CFIB” 
With CUPE Economist Toby  Sanger

CUPE, Canada’s largest union, represents nearly 600,000 Canadians from coast-to-coast-to coast, including 120,000 civic employees. CUPE is committed to enhancing and protecting municipal services, not only on behalf of our members, but on behalf of all Canadians living in urban and rural communities who depend on these services every day.

For more information contact:
Aina Kagis
Cope 491
Tel: (306) 527-2014