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(Halifax) – CUPE Nova Scotia will hold its 51st Convention in Western Shore from April 27 to May 30, at the Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre.
The convention will address a number of issues of concern to the 18,000 CUPE members and their families in the province, including Bill 37, federal cuts to EI programs, violence in the workplace, reform of the Canada Pension Plan and more.
Media are welcome to attend and report on events. Highlights include:
• April 27, 7:00 pm – CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh
• April 27, 7:45 pm – Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Rick Clarke
• April 28, 9:00 am – Day of Mourning Vigil
• April 28, 11:00 am – CUPE National President Paul Moist
• April 29, 11:00 am – CUPE National Secretary Treasurer Charles Fleury (French interviews available)
• April 29, 7:00-9:00 pm – Town Hall with Maude Barlow and Paul Moist on Health Accord – Best Western Plus, Bridgewater
CUPE is Nova Scotia’s second largest union and represents over 18,000 women and men throughout the province’s public sector.
For information:

Danny Cavanagh
CUPE NS President
(902) 957-0822 (Cell)

John McCracken
CUPE Atlantic Communications Representative
(902) 455-4180 (o)