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ST JOHN’S – National leaders from Canada’s largest union will be pressing for public investment in municipal infrastructure and services at this year’s annual meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) from June 3 to 6.

Paul Moist, National President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and Claude Généreux, National Secretary-Treasurer, will be attending the meeting and are available for media comment.

  • WHO: Paul Moist, CUPE National President and Claude Généreux, CUPE National Secretary-Treasurer
  • WHERE: FCM AGM, St John’s, Delta Hotel
  • WHEN: Friday, June 3 to Monday June 6

Alarmed at the escalating trend of higher-cost “partnerships” and “alternative financing,” CUPE members and leaders will make their views known at Canada’s major gathering of municipal leader officials.

CUPE, Canada’s largest union, represents 540,000 women and men delivering public services in communities from coast to coast, including the majority of the country’s municipal workers.

Paul Moist, National President, cell. (613) 558-2873;
Claude Généreux, National Secretary-Treasurer (porte-parole francophone), cell. (514) 884-5074;
David Robbins, CUPE Communications, cell. (613) 878-1431.