(Ottawa) Leadership from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Canadas largest union, is participating in civil society events that parallel the meeting of provincial and territorial leaders in Niagara-on-the-Lake, July 28th to 30th.
Paul Moist, CUPE National President, and Sid Ryan, CUPE Ontario President, will join hundreds of health care activists at the coalition-organized Health Action Assembly teach-in and will be available for media interviews at the site.
Health Action Assembly
Wednesday, July 28th, all day
Addison Hall, St. Marks Anglican Church, 41 Byron Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
The CUPE leaders will also be participating in the Wednesday afternoon protest action against the Premiers and Territorial leaders in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Action to greet the Premiers
Wednesday, July 28th
Late afternoon, details TBA
CUPE represents over half a million women and men working in public services across Canada, including over 140,000 in the health care sector.
For more information, or to arrange interviews:
Paul Moist, CUPE National President, cell (613) 558 2873
David Robbins, CUPE Communications, cell (613) 878 1431
Sid Ryan, CUPE Ontario President, cell (416) 209 0066
James Chai, CUPE Communications, cell (416) 458 3983