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Toronto, Ont – The 2,000 members of CUPE will March to Eradicate Poverty
Wednesday, October 17th beginning at noon and proceeding to Metro Hall Square.

The Route:

Bremner Ave. to Navy Wharf Crt. to Blue Jay’s Way to John St. to King St. W. right turn to Metro Hall Square.

The Speakers:

Paul Moist, national president Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
Claude Généreux, national secretary-treasurer CUPE
Sid Ryan, president CUPE Ontario
Joanne Webb, co-senator of CUPE’s National Aboriginal Council
Sri Lankan refugee Lucya Pirapakaran of the Worker’s Action Centre
Petrus Mashishi, President of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU)

Music provided by Faith Nolan.


For further information:

Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications, 416.892.8716
Sébastien Goulet, CUPE Communications, 613.808.0675
Hélène Bélanger, CUPE Communications, 416.893.7458