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OTTAWA – Public investment in public services is a better boost to productivity than corporate tax cuts, Paul Moist, national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will tell the Standing Committee on Finance tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 26.

The union’s pre-budget submission says that public services, along with full employment and fairer taxation policies, will increase productivity, improve our quality of life and lead to greater social inclusion.

  • WHAT:
    Pre-budget submission to finance committee on the 2006 federal budget

  • WHO:
    CUPE National President Paul Moist

  • WHERE:
    Room 253-D, Centre Block, House of Commons

  • WHEN:
    Tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 26, between 3:30 and 5 p.m.

CUPE represents over 540,000 Canadians working in the broader public sector in communities across the country.



Paul Moist
National President
cell (613) 558-2873

David Robbins
CUPE Communications
cell (613) 878-1431