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Striking University of Windsor skilled trades and professional staff, members of Local 1393 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 1393), will be joined tomorrow by labour and student leaders to host an ‘un-cancelled’ campus community barbecue in front of Kerr House. 

Notice to Newsdesks, Assignment Editors and Producers:  CUPE 1393 President Dean Roy will be joined by Fred Hahn and Candace Rennick, President and Secretary-Treasurer of CUPE Ontario respectively, as well as Andrea Madden, CUPE Windsor District Council President, and representatives of student, faculty and labour organizations that are standing in support of CUPE 1393. 

Media are invited to cover the barbecue. Upon conclusion of the barbecue, there will be a media availability scheduled. 

News organizations wishing to cover this event are asked to contact Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications, at 416-821-6641. 

WHAT: Photo op and media availability 

WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. 

WHERE: In front of Kerr House, 366 Sunset 

WHO: Striking members of CUPE 1393 and CUPE 1393 President Dean Roy, CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick, CUPE Windsor District Council President Andrea Madden, representatives of supporting student, faculty and labour organizations 

WHY: To celebrate the University of Windsor’s 50th Anniversary with an ‘un-cancelled barbecue’ and to show support for striking CUPE 1393 members.


For more information, please contact:

Kevin Wilson
CUPE Communications